Special educator weighs in on formative, summative assessments

11/30/2011 | CEC's Reality 101 blog

A special-education teacher in a blog post questions the use of common formative assessments for his students with special needs. The CFAs often have at least 50 multiple-choice questions and are not effective for students who require special accommodations, he writes. Although, he sees value in summative assessments, he advocates for the development of modified tests that combine elements of both types.

View Full Article in:

CEC's Reality 101 blog

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Master Educator
DC Public Schools
Washington, DC
District Superintendent
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Partner - Strategy, Systems and Policy
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Professional Development Manager (West Coast residence preferred)
Rowland Reading Foundation
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)