Spotlight on Formative Assessment

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Formative Assessment

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

Formative Assessments Are 'Powerful'
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

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