Tech Tools for Formative Assessment

TASSP - Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Becky Odajima

Assistant Principal - Midway High School

becky.odajima@midwayisd.org

@beckyotech

https://www.smore.com/wuqyt

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

  • goal is to monitor student learning
  • help students identify their strengths and weaknesses and target areas that need work
  • help teachers recognize where students are struggling and address problems immediately
  • low stakes - little or no point value
  • key ingredient - descriptive and timely feedback about how to improve

EXAMPLES OF FORMATIVE ACTIVITIES

Observations - Questioning - Discussion - Exit/Admit Slips

Learning/Response Logs - Graphic Organizers - Peer/Self Assessments

Practice Presentations - Visual Representations - Kinesthetic Assessments

Indiviual Whiteboards - Four Corners - Think Pair Share

QUIZ FORMAT

  • Multiple Choice
  • T/F
  • Short Answer

Game Format

  • Multiple Choice
  • T/F

Interactive Digital Boards

  • Short Answer
  • Picture Response
  • Video

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