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Stoplight Method Formative Assessment

I use this “Stoplight Method” as a formative assessment after my lessons to give me feedback on about what my students understand and, just as importantly, what they still don’t get. I give each student a sticky note to write: GREEN: Today I learned… YELLOW: Today I considered (a question…; an idea…) RED: Today my learning stopped because…


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This checklist is a good tool for formative assessment that allows for more confidentiality in your classroom. Rather than a grade given you can use this as a progress chart to see where each student stands after a lesson or whatever it may be. This is a good tool because you can date each one and see the improvement of each student over a period of time, or you could compare their understanding to other subjects across the board, like the one pictured did.