Formative Assessment

Data Dilemma: A Lean Approach to Responding to Student Data

Teaching is an art, and one of the most difficult parts of honing the craft is differentiating to meet all students’ needs. While this task is undeniably challenging, establishing a lean system for feedback allows teachers to easily identify misconceptions and intervene as early as possible. After you’ve given an exit ticket and identified where…

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3 Steps to Creating a Quality Exit Ticket

This well-known formative assessment is one of the best ways for educators to gain valuable insight into students’ understanding.  While they only take a few minutes, exit tickets give students an opportunity to demonstrate and reflect upon their learning, and provide teachers with an efficient measure of mastery. Exit tickets require purposeful planning to produce worthwhile…

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