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Formative VS Summative Assessments

What is the difference between formative and summative assessments? Why choose one over the other? When is it appropriate to implement each strategy? How do I use the information gathered from formative and/or summative assessments? These are questions that I have asked myself and sometimes you may ask yourself as well. Let’s explore the major differences between formative and summative assessments and find the answers to these questions. Formative Assessments The end goal of a formative assessment (FA) is to…

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