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: Make Adjustments to Content Emphasis and Curriculum
Guideline: Formative assessments enable teachers to adjust instruction to ensure students are grasping the subject matter and concepts presented. After analyzing assessment results, teachers can use those findings to make necessary adjustments in content emphasis and/or how to deliver curriculum.