Informal Formative Assessment Practices: The Why, The What, and the How


gesture-422566__180Informal formative assessment practices can assist daily, to solicit input and provide feedback to students. These practices can be used to adjust instruction in a timely fashion in order to best meet the needs of students in your classroom. Practices are appropriate for K-12. Grade-level modifications were presented.  Presenter Eileen Depka, PhD, Director of Continuous Improvement and Assessment for New Berlin Schools in Wisconsin reviewed the assessment process and shared multiple informal assessment practices. In this webinar for the Assessment for Learning community, Dr. Depka helped participants add to their bank of informal formative assessment practices, understand how and when to use the practices, and view ways to collect data regarding the practices.

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Assessment for Learning is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides ideas and resources for teachers to help them with instruction and real-time, formative assessment. The best practices, which are researched-based and relatively easy to introduce into the classroom, can have a tremendous impact on student achievement.  This program is sponsored by Triumph Learning.

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