Summative vs. Formative Assessments What’s the difference, anyway? Some like to think of the two as helping one another out – the formative assessments check progress along the way, while the summative assessment serves sort of as the ‘end survey’. While that works as a simplified explanation, there’s much more to it.
PTO 6: This is a slideshow of formative and summative assessments. This gives the definitions of each and examples of how to do each assessment. It explains the teacher's role and the student's role in assessment. This is good to learn how to use multiple types of assessments to meet the needs of your learners.
If you’re not using exit slips, you really should try them. Basically, you give students a quick prompt at the end of class (or for elementary, at the end of the day or the end of a subject). Then the students have just a couple minutes to write an answer and turn it in. Why … Read More →