- Subject index
Packed with examples from various subjects and grades, this guide walks readers through every step of the formative assessment process, from articulating learning goals to providing quality feedback.
Chapter 1: Introduction
This book is about the everyday work of teachers in classrooms. It is intended for teachers and for those who support the work of teachers, and it is about making formative assessment practice an integral part of the classroom, any classroom—elementary, middle, or high school—and in any subject area: the arts, social studies, math, language arts, science, physical education, design and technology, and so on. The book is also intended for all teachers, regardless of their stage of implementing formative assessment. Those teachers who are just beginning to think about formative assessment—why do it and what it looks like in practice—will be able to use the book as a starting point, while those who are further along in implementing formative assessment in their classrooms ...