Why Formative Assessments Matter

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Summative assessments, or high stakes tests and projects, are what the eagle eye of our profession is fixated on right now, so teachers often find themselves in the tough position of racing, racing, r

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Formative assessment is like a quick learning check for your class. You can see straightaway who has got it, who has got some of it and who is struggling to understand. It allows you to then re teach or explain a concept in order to maximize learning. This post by Edutopia has some strategies for checking that we can all use variations of.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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