This was a real gem I found while looking for resources to share with teachers in a workshop on assessment strategies. This FREE resource from TeachersPayTeachers can be downloaded, printed, and laminated for teachers to refer to when planning lessons! All of the 18 strategies in this resource are excellent and can be used across all grades and content areas!
If looking to learn about formative assessment, Dylan William is the expert on these strategies and how teachers can effectively use them in the classroom to drive academic achievement. This webinar series provides a comprehensive, deep-dive into the foundation and value of his approach. I really enjoyed the resources that correspond to the webinar that allow you to really become engaged in it and apply what you've learned to your actual classroom.
I loved the 53 ideas that were presented as alternative formative assessments (AFAs) on this page as they were easy to do and would certainly provide the teacher with an immediate glimpse into student understanding. The PDF file that you can get from this page is a great 2 pager that can be printed and kept by the teacher desk as a reminder of various types of AFAs to incorporate during your lesson planning.
A collection of formative assessment techniques from the WV Department of Education with 17 types of formative assessment that link to individual pages for each with other links showing examples of how they work in the classroom. This is a great resource that provides teachers specific instructions on how to incorporate each technique into their classroom.
These are 12 examples of great formative assessments to use in the classroom compiled by the GDC (Global Digital Citizen Foundation). It discusses each technique and explains how to integrate into the classroom and also provides links to examples outside of the site. This is a well written, quick and easy read to find new techniques to try in your classroom!
This resource provides a link to a GoogleSlides presentation that discusses 56 different Formative Assessment Techniques. A great, quick resource to find various ways to incorporate formative assessments into your classroom.
A great video to introduce the topic of formative assessment. What does formative assessment look like in the classroom? Why bother? How does it impact learning? This video is a summary based on works by Shirley Clark, 'Outstanding Formative Assessment- a close focus.'