Formative Assessment Techniques to Support Student Motivation and Achievement

  title={Formative Assessment Techniques to Support Student Motivation and Achievement},
  author={Kathleen M. Cauley and James H. McMillan},
  journal={The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas},
  pages={1 - 6}
  • K. Cauley, J. H. McMillan
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Education
  • The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas
Abstract Formative assessment can have a powerful impact on student motivation and achievement. This article discusses five key practices that teachers can use to gather important information about student understanding, provide feedback to students, and enable students to set and attain meaningful learning goals. Each of the techniques can enhance student motivation as well as achievement. 
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