Formative Assessment

4 Steps to Using Your Students’ Assessment Data to Promote Growth

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Krystal Smith

“Assessment” can feel like a dirty word for educators, but if you embrace it, the data that assessments provide can be used as a powerful tool you can use to promote the kind of growth you and your students want and expect to see.

[Classroom Assessment] 5 Creative Strategies for Engaging Exit Tickets

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Scott Sterling

Exit tickets are a great low-stress assessment method to get a pulse on what material students understand and what they are still struggling with at the end of a lesson.

[Edmentum’s Commitment] Expanding Study Island’s Partnership with NWEA MAP Link for Grades 9-12

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Shannon LaBree

By extending the partnership between our Study Island formative assessment solution and NWEA MAP Link, grade 9-12 educators can now easily pinpoint students' strengths and weaknesses and instruction instruction for their needs.

[Formative Assessment] How to Take the Pulse of Your Classroom with Study Island Group Sessions

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Stephanie Abbott

Study Island's Group Session feature is a great tool for quick formative assessment to determine students' understanding and make instructional decisions in real-time.

Implementing Study Island for Year-Round Formative Assessment

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Regina Waddell

Formative assessment is a proven method to improve student achievement both in the short term and over the long run, and Study Island includes a variety of features to help educators implement this strategy in the classroom!

5 Ways to Use Formative Assessment Data to Guide Learning

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McKenna Wierman

Using the data you gather during your formative assessments means being intentional about planning what actions you will take to make sure that your instruction is matching students’ needs.

5 Unique Ways to Formatively Assess Your Class

by
McKenna Wierman

Check out these creative formative assessment strategies that enable teachers to receive feedback from their class and quickly modify lesson plans and teaching methods in response to the data they collect.

Formative Assessment: Tips to Improve Student Achievement at Any Grade Level

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Shannon LaBree

Formative assessments are used during a lesson with a goal of gathering student data to make changes where needed in real-time during instruction. With lots of different strategies and formats, formative assessments can be effective for students at any grade level.

[ISTE 2016] Formative Assessment—Turning Data into Action

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Regina Waddell

Stop by the Edmentum booth at ISTE 2016 for a session on effectively implementing formative assessment strategies in the classroom

[Summer Fun] 3 Ways to Keep Students Learning Using Edmentum’s Adaptive Intervention Solution

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Shannon LaBree

Transitioning into a new school or grade is a challenging time for both students and educators. Help your students avoid the summer slide with Edmentum’s adaptive intervention solution, which includes Edmentum Test Packs and Edmentum Accusess!

Study Island Feature Focus: Practice Mode, Game Mode, Group Sessions, Printable Worksheets

by
Shannon LaBree

Whether you’d like to offer students structured independent practice, or you’re looking for ways to engage large or small groups at one time, Study Island includes a collection of engaging session types to support your formative assessment practices.

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