What do we know about Formative Assessment?. With a partner: add ideas on sticky notes to poster. Formative Assessment. Formative vs Summative. Summative: The Autopsy Formative: The Checkup. Formative Assessment.
Summative: The Autopsy
Formative: The Checkup
“Formative assessment is a planned process in which teachers or students use assessment-based evidence to adjust what they are currently doing.”
-W. James Popham Transformative Assessement
Glucose is a form of food for plants. Why is glucose considered a food for plants?
Sandstone is a sedimentary rock. Why is sandstone considered a sedimentary rock?
Response Cards: index cards, dry erase boards, magnet boards
Checking For Understanding--(Fisher & Frey, ASCD 2007.)
Audience Response Systems (ARS): clickers, eggs, responders, cell phones- technology based response systems
GET UP & MOVE
Fist to Five
Front of room
Confidence: Low to High
I USED TO THINK
BUT NOW I KNOW
Take 5 minutes: pick a strategy # 1-9 you will use
Share with a partner how you will use this strategy?
What will you do with the information from students?
Specific learning goal(s)
Commonly held ideas
Determines how students apply scientific ideas to a variety of objects or phenomena.
Asks students what they think will happen in a familiar situation
Familiar Phenomena Probe
Elicit thinking about relevant, everyday phenomena.
Friendly Talk Probe
Set in a context where two or more individuals talk about their ideas of science concepts.
Can also be in the form of a Concept Cartoon
Students are given contrasting objects or processes to compare and are asked to select and justify which one matches the given statement.