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: Determine if Revisions to Original Assessment are Warranted
Guideline: Formative assessments provide feedback to the student and the teacher. Besides using results to adjust instructional delivery, teachers can use results to revise the assessment instrument. An improved assessment can be more effective in identifying student strengths and weaknesses.