Full course description
Effective formative assessment can transform the teaching and learning experience and dramatically improve student learning outcomes. This course focuses on why formative assessment is important and how to effectively use it in the classroom with the help of several online tools. The participants in this course will learn to use free assessment tools like Answer Garden, Padlet, Socrative, Kahoot!, ClassKick, and NearPod to help them formatively assess their students’ learning.
Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Online
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
- Create a thoughtful plan for using formative assessment in the classroom.
- Demonstrate knowledge of online formative assessment tools by creating interactive games, activities, polls and quizzes.
- Explain how formative assessment can improve student learning outcomes by making the case for its use and posting their thoughts online, with citations from relevant studies and literature
Complete Final Project Planning Template. The Final Project Planning Template is an 5-10 page document that outlines how the participant will adapt their classroom practices and materials in order to effectively integrate formative assessment into her/his classroom.
Policies and Procedures