Slides in Formative Assessment for EPSY 506
Formative assessment takes only a few minutes; summative assessment takes at least 30 minutes.
Feedback is for the
teacher, student, or both
Feedback is for the teacher
“When the cook tastes the soup, that’s formative assessment."
...fine-tune your instruction?
crucial points in the unit
predict when misconceptions might occur
make sure it does not disrupt the instructional sequence
will depend on students, material, your experience
don't over-assess; it makes it less likely that you will 'carry through'
Data collection (and analysis) is more difficult for some strategies and class activities than others
REMEDIAL: What if students don’t meet your definition of success?
* Targeted re-teaching for the whole group
* Targeted re-teaching for individuals (how do you find time?)
Soup Quote: Black, P. in Frey, B. (2014). Modern classroom assessment. Sage Publishing: Washington D.C