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Defining Formative Assessment Practices, Continued


Refer again to the graphic and identify which of the assessment levels you consider to be most often used in the formative assessment process. As you formulate your answer, think about how the data from these assessments is typically used at classroom, school, or district levels.

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Time to View

These video clips show teachers describing and implementing minute-by-minute and daily formative assessment strategies. As you view, note formative practices that you might apply in your own classroom.

Formative Assessment In 3rd Grade Math External Link (Run time: 5:05)

Source: Kentucky Educational Television 2011
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Select the screen shot above to view the minute-by-minute example as seen in a third grade math class. If the video does not download, select the link titled “Formative Assessment In 3rd Grade Math” directly above the video.


Formative Assessment In 11th Grade Biology External Link (Run time: 5:45)

Source: Kentucky Educational Television 2011
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Select the screen shot above to view a technology enhanced pre-assessment example at the beginning of an eleventh grade biology unit. If the video does not download, select the link titled “Formative Assessment In 11th Grade Biology” directly above the video.

 

Time to Reflect

Based on the videos you have viewed on formative assessment practices, please take a moment to apply their content to your own classroom practices:

 

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