All posts tagged formative assessment

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The Forgotten Types of Assessment

The types of assessment available to teachers include two that are sometimes forgotten — benchmark and diagnostic assessments. Of the four recognized types of assessment, summative and formative are the […]

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More than Red Xs

Giving effective feedback that helps students instead of discouraging them requires planning and very intentional strokes with that red pen. As teachers, a lot of our time is spent grading […]

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Formative vs. Summative Assessment

Maximizing formative and summative assessment in the STEM classroom Assessment has many roles in the STEM classroom. There is the assessment of learning, assessment for learning, and assessment as learning. […]

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