Module 1: Introduction

This module provides you with an overview of the “Formative Assessment Moves” framework and focuses on assessment for learning aimed at deeper learning. It introduces each move–priming, posing, pausing, probing, bouncing, tagging, and binning–and sets the stage for the next modules in the learning pathway. 

In this module, you’ll explore:

  • A 20-25 minute video explaining the FA Moves
  • Video clips of “FA in Action” in authentic classroom settings
  • Checks for understanding and a Glossary to help you clarify content
  • A PDF of References

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between assessment of learning and assessment for learning
  • Analyze the research evidence base for the use of formative assessment
  • Identify the 7 formative assessment moves aimed at deeper learning
  • Integrate formative assessment moves with high-leverage instructional practices