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ERIC Number: ED567812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Pages: 7
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3 Reasons Savvy District Leaders Prioritize Formative Assessment
Northwest Evaluation Association
Teachers and leaders who say "yes!" to classroom formative assessment practice find it's a fast, proven, sustainable way to collect and act on key information while engaging ALL students. It's also an ideal complement to MAP and other data. Curious about which research-based practices get the most raves? Then check out the first article in our five-part formative assessment series. You'll discover why formative assessment: (1) fits in with key district priorities; (2) places a premium on incorporating quality feedback; and (3) leads to significant gains in student growth. You'll also find how these proven practices support common district priorities, including College and Career Readiness Standards, RTI, and individualizing instruction.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Northwest Evaluation Association