This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Classroom Assessment KnowledgeBase is an online resource for state departments of education to use as part of their professional development efforts with districts and schools. Organized around five elements, it brings together concepts, how-to guidance, tools, and resources about classroom assessment.
Task 1: Consider Circumstances that Impact Formative Assessment
Guideline: Different circumstances may impact the development of a formative assessment. These factors include grade level, subject, students with special needs and students who have limited English language proficiency. Each factor may affect the assessment's design or selection. The teacher needs to understand these factors and the impact they may have on how the assessment is developed or used.