Formative assessment is a planned, ongoing process used by all students and teachers during learning and teaching to elicit and use evidence of student learning to improve student understanding of intended disciplinary learning outcomes and support students to become self-directed learners
As part of their continuing webinar series BSD.education recently hosted " Formative Assessment for Hybrid Learning Environments", hosted (in seperate broadcasts) by Mark Burnett and Allison Renda.
Above I have shared a recording of Mark's presentation, but I sat in on Allisons. The informative and practical talk began by looking at a definition of formative assessment, discussions of process and objectives.
As the talk progressed Allison shared her experiences including some useful digital tools she employs on top of BSD's formative assessment integrated learning platform. We also heard of some great techniques to encourage student participation including: