Both applications serve important purposes, but those purposes are different. One seeks to help students learn more while the other serves to certify level of attainment.
Rick begins the video series with brief definitions of assessment in general and formative assessment in particular; that is, the use of classroom assessment practices to support student learning success.
I recently gave a webinar for MAC reads about the importance of student assessment – click though to watch it!
Join Dr. Rick Stiggins in a free webinar, where he’ll describe a system of balanced assessment that can serve the information needs of all users, from students to district administrators.
After my presentation at MSU in May, I was filmed for a quick sit down to discuss the role of assessment in school.
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