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Thinkering Studio - Formative Assessment
Thinkering Studio - Formative Self-Assessments
Below are a set of formative self-assessment tasks students can select from throughout their project. These would be posted in the students' journal in the reflection section.
Dos & Don’ts
- Create a short list of the top Dos and Don’ts for your topic, tool, or process.
- Describe a common misunderstanding you had, that you came across while researching, or that you might think would easily develop for others.
Ask a Question
- Ask a question you need to know the answer to in order to continue your project, that now intrigues you, or that might push "readers" of your work to think more deeply.
Two Stars & A Wish
- Describe two parts of your process/product that you think are going well. Then, describe one an area that did not turn out as well as you had hoped or an area you think still needs more work/attention/thought. Or, call it
Two Successes & A Struggle
- Work with your triad or other group to complete a
- Use one of the
, one of the formative assessment techniques above, or create your own.
Free Range "Fences"
Proposal - Evaluation section
Portfolio (added to each quarter)
Teacher mini-conferences (proposal acceptance, casual conversations, teacher walkabouts, visiting teachers/guests)
Mini Maker Faire (2016-17) - Feedback from visitors
10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds
22 Easy Formative Assessment Techniques for Measuring Student Learning
Documentation & Reflection Prompts
Thinkering Studio - Critique Session
Thinkering Studio - Rubric
What is the difference between a
Do these self-assessments fit better with the students' reflections in their
or do they better belong with the students'
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