Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms (Paperback)

Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms By Dylan Wiliam, Siobhán Leahy Cover Image

Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms (Paperback)


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Effective classroom formative assessment helps educators make minute-by-minute, day-by-day instructional decisions. This clear, practical guide for teachers centers on five key instructional strategies, along with an overview of each strategy and practical formative assessment techniques for implementation in K-12 classrooms. The authors provide guidance on when and how to use the techniques, tips, cautions, and enhancements to sustain formative assessment.

Educators will learn how to:
  • Clarify, share, and understand learning intentions and success criteria
  • Engineer productive discussion and activities that elicit evidence of learning
  • Provide feedback that moves learners forward
  • Activate students as learning resources for each other
  • Activate students as owners of their own learning

Techniques: Tips, Cautions, and Enhancements
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Why Formative Assessment Should Be a Priority for Every Teacher
Chapter 2: Your Professional Learning
Chapter 3: Strategy 1--Clarifying, Sharing, and Understanding Learning Intentions and Success Criteria
Chapter 4: Strategy 2--Engineering Effective Discussion, Tasks, and Activities That Elicit Evidence of Learning
Chapter 5: Strategy 3--Providing Feedback That Moves Learning Forward
Chapter 6: Strategy 4--Activating Students as Learning Resources for One Another
Chapter 7: Strategy 5--Activating Students as Owners of Their Own Learning

Product Details ISBN: 9781941112298
ISBN-10: 1941112293
Publisher: Solution Tree
Publication Date: June 16th, 2015
Pages: 264
Language: English