Stickies are a great tool to find out what the kids know and don't know.
1. Cheap and inexpensive
2. Readily available
3. Lend themselves to creativity
4. The kids love to use them
5. No kid is going to ask you to grade their stickie
Here is a great link to my Pinterest board on assessment strategies.
Next time we will talk about a couple of easy ways to start using stickies as a tool to help you adjust what you are doing in the classroom.