Group Members: Kelly Micalone, Janet Mickelson, Mary Wauson, Diane Larson

  • How would you define Formative Assessment? Any feedback that is used to adapt/modify teaching and learning activities to better meet the needs of students

  • What was new or surprised you? how essential formative assessment is to improving achievement

  • What are the implications for our work within collaborative groups? We need to challenge ourselves to look at what assessments we use, how/why we use them, how we report back to our students, etc.

  • What additional information do you need with respect to formative assessments? time to discuss ideas within our collaborative group