FREEBIE! Strategies to summatively assess student learning! Focus on Student Learning is a series of teaching resources created to support teachers and save them time. Each booklet within the series takes one aspect of instruction and suggests multiple ways of using that instruction practice in the classroom. Book Three: Summative Assessment - 50 Ways to Gather Evidence of Student Learning provides teachers with ideas of evidence they can collect.
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.
Glow and Grow Strategy: The second freebie assessment Jennier Runde says she's most proud of! Similar to stars and wishes, the "glow and grow" strategy is a perfect tool for students to use when reflecting and assessing their own, or a peer's work, or for the teacher to use during formal or summative assessments.