This tech savvy teacher from Philadelphia provides great ideas for integrating technology into your teaching, and specifically for using it to make assessments more helpful and more reasonable to implement.
Provide this assessment tracker to each student for the front of their binder. At the beginning of each unit, ensure students are clear on the goals that the next quiz will be assessing. Then after each quiz, share the class results and allow students to enter in their own data so they are clear on their progress and can set targets for the next assessment!
In this short video clip, an excellent 8th grade math teacher at KIPP: DC films herself providing feedback to one of her students. This clip (and the others she has posted) let me see some great techniques for providing short but effective feedback to an individual student during indepedent practice time so I didn't end up spending an hour with one kid.
This is an awesome document for pulling standards based questions for use on exit slips, guided practice, homework, quizzes, etc. The document provides links to state's released test items (primarily grades 6-12). Using this resource, you can pull questions much like the ones your students will be tested on for practice throughout the year and you don't need to spend time trying to invent them.
This video, narrated by students and teachers, demonstrates 10 different ideas for learning focused formative assessments. These strategies help put assessment in students' hands, creating more motivation for kids and less administrative work for teachers!