Connecting Formative Assessment Research to Practice: An Introductory Guide for Educators

This guide is intended to enhance the knowledge and build the capacity of state, district, and school personnel to implement effective formative assessment practice. It defines formative assessment, examines the research, and outlines the components needed to develop a high-quality, research-based formative assessment plan in a state, district, or school.

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This guide provides sound synthesis of previously written and published research about formative assessment. The guide provides practical instruction in implementing formative assessment in the classroom and may be especially useful for educators new to the field.