Publication Date

5-20-2015

Subjects

Data analysis, Data collection, Strategic planning, Formative evaluation

Comments

Originally published in Teacher.

Abstract

It's a popular idea – educational assessments are either 'summative' assessments of learning or 'formative' assessments for learning. But just how fundamental is this distinction? And is it truly useful?

Custom Citation

Masters, Geoff N. (2015). Rethinking formative and summative assessment. Teacher, 20 May 2015. Retrieved from https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/columnists/geoff-masters/rethinking-formative-and-summative-assessment

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Australia

Publisher

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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