Refers to a wide variety of methods that teachers use to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress during a lesson, unit, or course.

Tech Connection to Classroom: There are SO MANY great options for formative assessment out there, and many platforms have it built right in!  For example, Google Classroom has built-in “Question” feature that allows you to gauge student understanding. Google Forms, Socrative, Kahoot, EdPuzzle, and Nearpod are all amazing apps for formative assessment!