What is Formative Assessment?

Presented by: Sara Delano Moore, Ph. D., Director of Mathematics and Science at ETA hand2mind
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Formative assessment is a powerful tool for improving teaching and increasing student learning.  This was the first in a four-part Formative Assessment Webinar Series that explored strategies for strengthening the role of formative assessment in mathematics instruction.  In this session, Dr. Sara Delano Moore, Director of Mathematics and Science at ETA hand2mind, focused on the essential elements of formative assessment.  She reviewed the basic principles and showed attendees evidence of its power to increase student learning.  View the webinar to learn about this powerful tool for teaching and learning.

View Part 2: Questioning to Support Formative Assessment