FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT – WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Formative assessmeWest Virginiant is the process that tells us whether learning is happening or not, and it isn’t only for teachers to design or redesign instruction, but for students to identify their strengths and weaknesses and act accordingly. As such, it is of the utmost importance to be continually formatively assessing students’ learning with the most diverse and creative techniques so this process is effective and motivating.

The West Virginia Department of Education, on his website, presents some very interesting and useful formative assessment techniques than can be used or adapted into our context.

Click here to visit the website, and while you are at it, take a time to explore the website’s content: West Virginia Department of Education

https://wvde.state.wv.us/teach21/ExamplesofFormativeAssessment.html

Here are some examples:

Learning / Response Logs

Peer / Self Assessment

Laundry Day

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