Topic 1: Formative Assessments

Features:

  • Assessment for learning
  • Supportive in monitoring the progress of students and implementing changes in the learning process based on students’ needs in order to improve their learning experience (Kiryakova, 2021)
  • Provides information on the effectiveness of teaching to make adjustments where necessary
  • Takes place when teachers and students respond to students’ work, making judgements on what good learning consists of and how the learning experience can improve.
  • Dialogic form of language, resembling a conversation where learners and educators co-create meaning through mutual engagement. (Amua-Sekyi, 2016)

Examples:

  • Quizzes
  • Games
  • Classroom Response Systems