Formative assessment: you’ve heard about it, you’ve read the research, and you’ve probably tried it out in your classroom.
Whether you’re a formative assessment newbie or a veteran, these techniques can help spice up how you check for understanding in the classroom. They range from the classics, like exit slips, to ideas you may have never thought to try.
Formative assessments can give you insight into what the student knows and doesn’t know, but multiple choice/essay questions get boring after awhile. Here are 10 alternative formative assessments you can use in your classroom.