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 assessments has 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.