Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom
Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey show how to increase students' understanding with the help of creative formative assessments. When used regularly, these types of assessments enable every teacher to determine what students know, what they need to know, and what type of instructional interventions are effective.
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Invaluable for both the new and the experienced teacher. Read full review
Review: Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your ClassroomUser Review - Mari - Goodreads
The authors offer a rich array of practical and proven methods for diagnosing students' prior knowledge and preconceptions before instruction begins and for regularly monitoring their learning along the way. =^..^= mb Read full review
Why Check for Understanding?
Using Oral Language to Check for Understanding
Using Questions to Check for Understanding
Using Writing to Check for Understanding
Using Projects and Performances to Check for Understanding
Using Tests to Check for Understanding