In this article, the author responds to the the question, "When do we use formative assessment and how do we pick a formative assessment technique?"

She briefly explains several stages: engagement and readiness, eliciting prior knowledge, exploration and discovery, concept and skill development, concept and skill transfer, and self-assessment and reflection. The information is focused on science and mathematics and transferable to all learning content.  

Topic Area: 
Mathematics and Adult Numeracy
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Resource Type: 
Research/Evidence-Based Practice
PD Center: 
Massachusetts NRS Assessments