Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom

Synopsis

What teacher hasn't sometimes believed that the entire class understands a lesson, even though only a few students are nodding their heads and answering questions? Later, the teacher is dismayed when many students fail a related test. Why aren't students getting it? And, just as important, why didn't the teacher recognize the problem?

Additional information

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Alexandria, VA
Publication year:
  • 2007