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Unit 3: Learning From Students’ Work and Teachers’ Lessons

3.2.2 Teacher Recommendations for Formative Assessment Technology Tools

What other technology tools can you use that can help you gather assessment information and also set up a communication and feedback loop with individual student writers?

Time to Try

For some examples of how California teachers are using innovative approaches and technology tools for formative assessment of student writing, select the links below:

Time to Reflect

Take a few minutes to reflect on the following question:



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Important Takeaway: The assessment practices in this section of Unit 3 illustrate that learning from student work is important for both teacher and students. Teachers who capture what they are learning from their students’ writing have gathered important information from which to make sound instructional decisions while developing ways to involve students in learning from their own writing.