I am creating this blog within this wiki to use as a discussion of what I am expecting to accomplish in my classroom with formative assessments. I feel that I have always use formative assessments, but not the way they should be done. I used them as quick comments as I walk around looking at students work. It did fit the definition of analysing student work giving feedback and non-graded. However, it fell far short of what formative assessments should be. The class I am taking for my master’s degree has opened my eyes on what formative assessments should be.
First, I will be choosing about 4 types of formative assessments that I will be using during the school year consistently throughout the year. I will document these assessments and the …Read more >