Spotlight on Formative Assessment

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Formative Assessment

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The Education Week Spotlight on Formative Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • The forces driving the changing state of assessment
  • Using digital formative assessments to track students' progress
  • Encouraging students to design ways to demonstrate their learning
  • Providing authentic feedback in the classroom

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.

A range of forces—including common standards, a new federal education law, and digital innovation—are bringing change to the field of student testing.
May 24, 2017 – Education Week

Sales are growing for products that help teachers figure out whether students are "getting it" in class—and how educators should change instruction accordingly.
May 24, 2017 – Education Week

An experimental network of Virginia schools is letting students devise projects to demonstrate what they've learned.
May 24, 2017 – Education Week

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