Targeting Instruction with Formative Assessment Probes

  • Targeting Instruction with Formative Assessment Probes

    Emily R. Fagan, Cheryl Rose Tobey, and Amy R. Brodesky
    Start with a strategic process to gather and interpret evidence of students’ mathematical understandings and misconceptions; then aim your teaching to address identified needs.
    In today’s classrooms, teachers are called on to gather and use evidence in a timely, formative way to implement instruction that improves mathematics learning: