When formative feedback felt like a dead end, this teacher dug in and figured out how to empower his students.
Through being reflective about your own teaching practices, model and guide students toward a more reflective approach to their projects, grades, actions, and reactions.
How can formative assessment help students self-assess?
Damian Cooper examines how teachers can "triangulate assessment," by including observations, conversations, and products in their assessment routines.
Experts agree that formative assessment practices significantly improve student learning and help close the achievement gap.
In recent years, research has confirmed what most teachers already knew: providing students with meaningful feedback can greatly enhance learning and improve student achievement.
Assessment for the sake of doing assessment is an incomplete (even misguided) instructional goal. For assessment to fulfill its role as an integral part of the instructional process, teachers must use assessment results with clarity and purpose.
Using an online portfolio in the gradeless classroom