Assessment For Learning

Formative & Summative


Strategy 1: Clarifying, Understanding, and sharing Learning Intentions

Strategy 2: Engineering Effective Classroom Discussions, Tasks and Activities that elicit

evidence of learning.

Strategy 3: Providing feedback that moves learners forward

Strategy 4: Activating students as learning resources for one another

Strategy 5: Activating students as owners of their own learning

Formative & Summative

Formative and summative assessments both have distinct purposes. Formative assessment gives immediate feedback to the teacher and students in regards to the learning process. Summative assessment focuses on what the student has learned at the end of the unit of instruction or grade level. Formative and summative assessments contribute in different ways to the larger goals of the assessment process (