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The forces of technology and formative assessment combined! Formative assessment is a must for educators, but it can be difficult to juggle with all the demands on a busy teacher’s to-do list. #FormativeTech shows how technology tools can energize teacher practice by providing easy ways to implement formative assessment every day. In #FormativeTech, you’ll find: • Practical tips to use #FormativeTech with the whole class, small groups, and individual students • Ideas for assessing project-based and inquiry-based approaches • How to evaluate data and communicate results with families In this book you’ll find tips to make formative assessment meaningful, sustainable, and scalable. “This book is an ideal read for educators looking to grow more agile in their use of data to individualize and personalize instruction.” Dr. Robert Dillon, Director of Innovative Learning “#FormativeTech is approachable and full of ‘use it on Monday’ ideas. I can’t wait to share this with my colleagues!” Jennie Magiera, Educator Author, Courageous Edventures

Organizing and Analyzing #FormativeTech Beyond the Spreadsheet
Organizing and Analyzing: #FormativeTech Beyond the Spreadsheet

Using #FormativeTech means we’re gathering and recording data much faster than in the past. You’re now able to check for understanding with more efficiency and frequency—getting a deeper picture of student understanding. So, you have all of this data. Now what? We all know there is simply no point in collecting data if you’re not going to use it for a purpose. This is one of the reasons so many teachers push back at state testing. As educators, we want information to inform our decisions in the moment—not data reported months later. With #FormativeTech, teachers can gather data in real time and make decisions on how to use this information within ...

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