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 2: Create a Comfortable and Productive Environment in which to Conduct the Assessment
Guideline: Formative assessments are a means for teachers to provide feedback to students on how well they understand lesson concepts. As an informal tool, the assessments should be in harmony with instruction and consistent with class needs. Assessments should be conducted in a comfortable and productive environment.