The interview format mixed with classroom clips is so helpful. I enjoyed how this video not only shows what works, but the teacher also talks about what might be problematic. She goes into detail about what she looks for – which provides ideas to base other assessments off of.
This scholarly article offers some evidence-based insight into formative assessment. Even though it’s specific to life science, it helps to clarify why this type of assessment is used and that it does work.
Yes, this article provides assessment ideas galore. But, it’s the creativity that really struck me. It’s easy to use a basic assessment, but these strategies for formative evaluation are awesomely imaginative too!
Not only does this article include descriptions of multiple types of assessment, but it sets the strategies within a real-world context. I enjoyed the way that the author starts with a classroom tale that pulls in how and why formative assessments are needed and work.