Summative vs. Formative Assessments What’s the difference, anyway? Some like to think of the two as helping one another out – the formative assessments check progress along the way, while the summative assessment serves sort of as the ‘end survey’. While that works as a simplified explanation, there’s much more to it.

Summative vs. Formative Assessments What’s the difference, anyway? Some like to think of the two as helping one another out – the formative assessments check progress along the way, while the summative assessment serves sort of as the ‘end survey’. While that works as a simplified explanation, there’s much more to it.

Using visual cues to check understanding of students who don't like to appear needy in the classroom surrounded by their peers. As an entire class, this is a strategy that you can use to see if retracting is necessary.

Using visual cues to check understanding of students who don't like to appear needy in the classroom surrounded by their peers. As an entire class, this is a strategy that you can use to see if retracting is necessary.

Quick and Easy Formative Assessments for middle school and/or high school age and any content area.

Quick and Easy Formative Assessments for middle school and/or high school age and any content area.

Squarehead Teachers: Formative Assessment Cheat Sheet for Teachers. Easy formative assessments to do with your class.

Squarehead Teachers: Formative Assessment Cheat Sheet for Teachers. Easy formative assessments to do with your class.

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