Investigating formative assessment

2005-01-01
Boz, Nihat
Boz, Yezdan
There are different kinds of assessment. The purpose of this article is to investigate formative assessment and the link betvveen formative assessment and learning in great depth. Formative assessment can be used to determine children’s knovvledge or understanding in order to give feedback and to help to plan the appropriate next steps for pupils’ learning. Therefore, it can be stated that formative assessment is vital for the enhancement of students’ learning. Although it seenıs difficult to apply formative assessment in classrooms, questions teachers ask and some open-ended tests can stili give an idca of what pupils think and help teachers plan the nexl steps for their teaching
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Citation Formats
N. Boz and Y. Boz, “Investigating formative assessment,” Eğitim ve Bilim, pp. 63–69, 2005, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/74117.