27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.

Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a curriculum map, the ability to quickly and easily check for understanding is a critical part of what you do. (Which was the idea behind our post last March, “10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds Or Less.”)

The following infographic¬†Mia MacMeekin¬†offers up 27 additional ways to check for understanding. Some aren’t necessarily quick–“Test what you learned in a new situation”–but there are a dozen or more other ideas that are worth adding to your teacher toolbox, many of which aren’t content-related, but rather cognitively-related (Locate 3 people who agree with your point of view.)

Good stuff.

did-they-learn-anythingImage attribution flickr user deepcwind and miamacmeekin; 27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding