Feed-Up, Feedback, Feed Forward: Making Formative Assessment Come Alive
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This 56-minute webinar discusses an approach to formative assessment to enhance the teacher/student relationship in order to promote learning. It provides practical examples from elementary and secondary classrooms. The webinar is presented by Nancy Frey, a faculty member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and a professor of literacy in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. (Please scan down the page to find the archived video.)
This webinar provides useful, practical information for teachers on implementing formative assessment. The webinar presents classroom and student examples and demonstrates how a teacher responds to evidence of student learning. The webinar content is of good quality, providing key information on formative assessment by an expert in the field. It communicates in a logical and user-friendly way, and includes practices that can be implemented in the classroom immediately. With practice, the instructional methods suggested in the webinar can have a significant positive effect on student learning.