Formative Assessment In Practice | Bright Classroom Ideas
There is a lot of confusion about testing, and especially about formative assessment. The word assessment brings back a very traditional idea of paper and pencil test. But an assessment is anything that we can use to measure student progress, from a computer game to answering questions orally.
So, what is the different between these three kinds of tests we hear so much about, interim testing, summative testing, and formative testing? Here is a quick description.