Formative Assessment – Supporting Students’ Learning
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This paper provides information on the elements of formative assessment and the role of formative assessment in teaching and learning. It also elaborates on three formative assessment research projects at ETS. These include projects focused on the use of learning progressions, targeted professional development, and the effects of observation protocols to support formative assessment practice.
This resource provides easily accessible information on formative assessment. It also provides insight into some of the latest research on formative assessment. This resource is of high quality, using well-accepted literature and theory in the field. The message is communicated easily with appropriate language and length. The resource has strong utility, with recommended practices also included in the resource. In addition, the examples of current research described within have the potential to positively and effectively influence teaching and learning.