Formative Assessment in High School

As important to our students as it is to us!

Laura Ringwood

AP Statistics and Algebra II PreAP

Math Department Head

Westlake High School

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Professional Learning Communities

-- What do we want them to know?

-- How will we know when they learn it?

-- How will we respond when they don't get it?

-- How will we respond when they already know it?

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Some "Old" Favorites

www.infuselearning.com

A web-based student response system

Socrative

An app-based student response system

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A New Formative Assessment App!

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The app registers the student's response AND confidence level!

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Lessons are easy to create and shareable. Lessons can include MC, free response and polling questions.

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Probe student understanding by asking free response questions at key points of the lesson.

Class Code 1510895

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Choose student responses to anonymously send out to the class.

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Students evaluate other student solutions in comparison to their own in a messaging format.

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Students can also virtually raise their hand or begin a private "chat" with the teacher.

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Results from Polling or Multiple Choice questions can be pushed back out to students.

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End of Class Summaries by Student

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End of Class Summaries by Class

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After the lesson, teachers can access a student's entire "transcript" from the day to monitor comprehension and participation.

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After the lesson, students can also access "transcripts" of all lessons even if they were absent.

Teachers are able to make on-the-spot decisions about which questions to ask based on the results from previous questions.

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