Based on the readings and videos of this unit write a paper on Formative Assessment by addressing the points below:
- Analyze the following statement: ‘formative assessments are more formative for teachers than for students’; give an example.
- Analyze how formative assessments ARE formative for students; give an example.
Submit a paper that is 2-3 pages in length, exclusive of the reference page, double-spaced using 12 point, Times New Roman font. The paper must be well written and cite at least 3 outside sources in APA format,, and at least one from the one provided in the references below. Check all content for grammar, spelling and to be sure that you have properly cited all resources (in APA format) used. your paper should have practical experience
1. Erie, PA., Public Schools. (2017). Diagnostic assessment. ERIESD. https://www.eriesd.org/cms/lib/PA01001942/Centricity/Domain/1917/Types%20of%20Assessments%20information%20sheets.pdf
- ‘Diagnostic assessment’ is a clear summary of this assessment.
2. Lamprianu, I., & Athanasau, J. (2009). A teacher’s guide to classroom assessment. Sense Publishers. Available here.
- Read pp: 15-38
- In pages 15-38 of ‘A teacher’s guide to classroom assessment, you will find an analysis of the different types of classroom assessments and their uses.
3. Lynch, M. (2016, August 23). Summative assessments, do you know these basics? The Edvocate. https://www.theedadvocate.org/summative-assessments-know-basics/
- ‘Summative assessments, do you know these basics?’ is a description of the basic aspects of summative assessments.
4. Lynch, M. (2016, November 22). The five major features of summative assessments. The Edvocate. https://www.theedadvocate.org/five-major-features-summative-assessments/
- Five major features of summative assessments’ is a description of the major features of summative assessments.
5. Looney, J. (2011). Integrating formative and summative assessments: progress towards a seamless system. OECD Education Working Papers No. 58. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED529586.pdf
- ‘Integrating formative and summative assessments: progress towards a seamless system’ is an overview of the efforts to integrate these assessments. The challenges are, on the one hand, strengthening the classroom-based formative assessments and, on the other hand, improving testing and measurement technologies.
6. Rethinking classroom assessment with purpose in mind. (n.d.). WNCP. https://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/assess/wncp/full_doc.pdf
- ‘Rethinking classroom assessment with purpose in mind’ presents important facets of assessment; it will make you reflect on the assessment FOR, AS, and OF learning, and it suggests strategies to be applied in the classroom. In this Unit you need to read Chapter 2.
7. Ronan, A. (2015, April 29). Every teacher’s guide to assessment. Edudemic. https://www.moedu-sail.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/CFA-Handouts-for-C-Assessment-Design.pdf
- ‘Every teacher’s guide to assessment’ is quite a complete overview of classroom assessment.
1. Common Sense Education. (2016, July 12). 3 tips for great formative assessment [Video]. YouTube. (2:16)https://youtu.be/JJ5yRhyIeFI
- 3 tips for great formative assessment’ raises two interesting questions: is formative assessment more formative for teachers than for students? If so, how can formative assessment be also formative for students?
2. Datko, K. (2013, May 6). Rethinking assessment [Video]. YouTube. (5:39) https://youtu.be/sFZP4gsEVWo
- ‘Rethinking assessment’ is a visual summary of formative (for learning) and summative (of learning) assessments.
3. SanBdoCitySchools. (2015, December 4). Formative assessments: using feedback to guide instruction [Video]. YouTube. (7:06) https://youtu.be/Ecp5tFwXA_M
- In ‘Formative assessments: using feedback to guide instruction’ the instructor shows how to use formative assessments and give feedback to students