Teach for America
Secondary Math online Teacher Development
Course: Knowing What Your Students Know
This module is an overview of simple formative assessment tools (digital and non) that teachers can implement daily to understand areas of individual student weakness and strength.
Understand the importance of formative assessment.
Understand the practical necessity of formative assessment
Explore the different types of formative assessment and their resultant affects.
Understand the different placements (and reasons) for formative assessment within a lesson.
Match appropriate formative assessment strategy with data need in lesson
Use formative assessment teacher feedback to give student feedback
Modify upcoming plans based on current formative assessment data
Learn why regular formative assessment is crucial for student mastery
Learn why formative assessment data can help you address misconceptions and modify lesson plans
Learn why limited daily formative assessment can possibly endanger the success of the following day’s lesson
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