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Assessment for Learning

Improving on Traditional Assessments

  1. How classroom assessments can change the game
  2. Common problems with classroom assessments
  3. Why a college professor stopped lecturing

Effective Checking for Understanding

  1. Nine ways to use assessments
  2. A teacher realizes what he wasn't doing
  3. Crafting good "hinge" questions

Low-Tech and High-Tech Tools

  1. Simple assessments that involve all students
  2. What clickers can do for teaching and learning

Following Up with Students

  1. Using assessments to improve teaching and learning
  2. Using formative assessments well
  3. Putting on-the-spot assessment data to work in math classes

Professional Learning Suggestions

Assessment for Learning

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