Common Formative Assessments

What They Are

Formative assessments are frequently assigned activities (not necessarily test, exams or quizzes) given throughout a lesson or unit that provide teachers with measures of student progress.  “Common” assessments refer to those given by every teacher on a particular team or grade level.

Common formative assessments provide a true “apples-to-apples” comparison among classes and students that can stimulate discussions about which instructional strategies are working and which aren’t.

How eDoctrina Helps:

With eDoctrina, the creation, analyzing and storing of common formative assessmentshas never been easier.  Lightning-quick scanning ability means that teachers can react to student needs within hours of giving an assessment, paving the way for more frequent, formative assessments.

Leading Expert – Larry Ainsworth

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