Assessment for Learning
Becoming a better Teacher
Clarifying, understanding, and sharing learning intentions
Engineering effective classroom discussions, tasks and activities that elicit evidence of learning
Providing feedback that moves learners forward
Activating students as learning resources for on another
Activing students as owners of their own learning
Formative assessment is used to inform student. The goal is to improve learning and teaching.
Summative assessment is to determine what student learned overall.
Examples of Assessments
Formative example would be to have students keep a journal of their findings for discussion later
Summative example would be a standardize test to test the knowledge of a person's overall skills learned