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Quick and easy assessment techniques

Hello friends, On Terry Heick's blog at this link http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/10-assessments-you-can-perform-in-90-seconds/, you will find 10 formative assessment techniques that can quickly inform teachers of which students understand what has been taught and which students may need more guidance. I'm highlighting one of those techniques below.

Terry calls this one "Dos & Don’ts."

"List 3 Dos and 3 Don’ts when using, applying, relating to the content (e.g., 3 Dos and Don’ts for solving an equation).

Example of Student Response: When adding fractions, DO find a common denominator, DO add the numerators once you’ve found a common denominators, DON’T simply add the denominators."

It's clear that "Dos and Don'ts" can readily be used with math. What do you think of Terry's idea? What are some other ways you might use such a technique?

Cheers, Susan

Moderator, Assessment CoP

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