Formative Assessment Using Jim Knight’s High Impact Instruction

Teachers will complete this Softchalk Unit to define Formative Assessment and determine if their assessments are effective. Jim Knight’s, High Impact Instruction, text is used throughout the unit. Students (mentees) will read pages 69-73 from Knight’s High Impact Instruction. Knight discusses using assessments effectively. With their mentor, students will record a lesson that includes an assessment. Students will use the Checklist for Using Assessments Effectively to determine if the assessment is meeting the needs of their students. Students will share the checklist with their instructional coach. The coach will work with the student to improve the assessment.

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