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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


Formative assessment is a powerful practice teachers use to ensure they are meeting the needs of their students. As technology innovations are brought into classrooms, educators can transform traditional teaching and learning. With formative assessment tools and strategies, you can take your instruction to the next level.

Picking up this book and diving into the text is the first step on your #FormativeTech journey. To make this work meaningful, sustainable, and scalable, you’ll need to commit to the following:

  • Make strategic choices for technology integration that honors your formative assessment goals and aligns with your teaching style.
  • Choose tools and routines that work for you and your students to elevate classroom instruction purposefully.
  • Find a colleague near or far, participate in weekly Twitter chats, or join a Facebook ...
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