Watch: One-Minute Mindfulness strategy. (2015, October 22). Retrieved January 31, 2017, from ASCD

Formative assessment has many different connotations. One view is that it is “quick, actionable assessments” that give teachers information along the way. Another view is that teachers don’t simply gain insight into their students, but they also learn about their own teaching strategies as well. The third viewpoint of formative assessment is that teaching practices are designed to help students understand what their learning goals are, determine how far from the goal they are, and how they can achieve that goal.

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