Spotlight on Formative Assessment
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The Education Week Spotlight on Formative Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:
- Integrating formative assessments with digital tools
- Deepening common-core-aligned instruction with formative assessments
- Evaluating the wide range of available assessment tools
- Improving grading with the formative assessments and student portfolios
You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.
As teachers transition to common standards, experts say they may need to take on more of a "teacher- researcher" role in the classroom.
March 5, 2014 – Teacher
Summit High School in Oregon is experimenting with a mix of new technologies to build teacher-student feedback loops that help personalize instruction.
March 13, 2014 – Education Week
Many schools' personalized learning efforts hinge on the use of formative assessment tools, including embedded online curriculum, adaptive-learning platforms, and stand-alone tests.
October 22, 2014 – Education Week
Educators gathered recently for training on how to size up instructional resources for possible inclusion in a digital library that a common-core testing consortium is developing.
March 12, 2014 – Education Week
The path to better grading lies in formative assessment and student portfolios, teacher Marie-Levey Pabst writes.
June 18, 2014 – Teacher
Educators Jennifer Serravallo, Andrew Miller, Daniel R. Venables, Brady E. Venables, and Larry Ainsworth are today's contributors on the topic of effective formative assessment.
November 29, 2014 - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo