This helpful infographic was posted on Edudemic yesterday in the article, The Key Differences Between Summative and Formative Assessments. For more on this topic, and how you can use summative assessments in formative ways, check out this article on ASCD: The Best Value in Formative Assessment by Stephen Chappuis and Jan Chappuis.
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In October, I presented at our district office during DEN Fall Virtcon about enhancing student writing with DE. Here’s a description of the session: There are many ways to integrate DE resources into your writing program! From photographs, used as visual writing prompts, to creating mood for a narrative piece with sound effects, to videos… Continue reading enhancing student writing