The Power of Formative Assessments: Unlocking Student Learning

Deborah Espitia and Leslie Grahn, Howard County


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I. What is formative assessment?

What is formative assessment? wikipage


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II. Putting Formative Assessment into Action Learning Centers


Formative Assessment Strategies

Questioning Strategies

Student Reflection and Self-Assessment


III. Responding to Formative Data


Formative data response cards



IV. Planning for Formative Assessment


Sample lesson plan