8 Digital Formative Assessment Tools to Improve Motivation

Here is an article from the ALME magazine. The author share 8 simple to use digital formative assessment tools. I particularly think the Recap tool looks very interesting! You may need to sign-up to read the article. It is free!

In simple terms, formative assessment is any ongoing activity that helps teachers gain information about student learning—information they can then use to adjust their instruction and provide more specific feedback to students who are then motivated to reach their learning goals.

Although the definition is relatively simple, the complexity in practice is challenging—good formative assessments provide feedback, are motivating, allow for instructional adjustment, and are ongoing. That’s a lot for any classroom teacher to do and to do well amidst the chaos of a room full of seventh graders during the month of May.

Digital formative assessment tools can help you motivate students to practice learning goals as a natural and ongoing part of their daily workflow.

Source: 8 Digital Formative Assessment Tools to Improve Motivation

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