Why You Should Use Formative Assessment

The One Reason Why You Should Use Formative Assessment in Your Class:
You need to know what the kids know and don't know. Format assessments are the tools you use to find this information out.
By the way, formative assessments are not graded and the information gathered is used to adjust instruction. These tools help you to personalize your class instruction.
Check out the link below to my Pinterest board on Assessment Strategies for the many different tools that teachers use. Make sure you look at the sticky and mini-whiteboard links, too.
https://www.pinterest.com/smiletto/assessment-strategies/