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Authentic Assessments

Formative vs. Summative assessments

Formative assessments inFORM you about what your students know and don’t know so that you change your instruction to match their needs.

Summative assessments SUM up their learning.

Here are some great authentic assessments that you can use in your classroom.

Summative Assessments

http://jfmueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/examples/authentictaskexamples.htm

Formative Assessments

http://wvde.state.wv.us/teach21/ExamplesofFormativeAssessment.html

Do you use formative assessments to make changes in your teaching?

What kind of summative assessments do you use for grading purposes?

2 thoughts on “Authentic Assessments

  1. Just wanted to thank you for the sites. I have found a wealth of information and not just on formative and summative assessments.

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