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Digital tools for formative and summative assessment

Digital tools for formative and summative assessment

Author: Peggy Fitzgerald
  • to understand the importance of formative assessment
  • to explore digital formative assessment options
  • to select the most appropriate digital model that meets the needs of your students


The first item in this tutorial is my screencast about how to use google forms and flubaroo

​The second item is comprehensive but broken down information about many other digital tools that we can use for formative assessment - you need to pick what works for you and your students

Thirdly I have added an interview with Hattie about knowing the impact that we are having in our classroom which fits nicely with formative assessment.

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Using Google Forms and Flubaroo as formative tools

A screencast about how to use Google forms for formative assessent/pretests/evaluations and how to use Flubaroo to mark saving us all time!!!

Digital formative assessment and analytics


Know Thy Impact: Teaching, Learning and Leading - John Hattie Interview

A recent interview (Sept 2013) with Hattie regarding his mindframes. In the article he explains how summative assessment is really only for the teacher in that it provides information about how well they have "taught" the unit of work. It is formative assessment that will shape what we do with our students as they are learning.


Source: In conversation: Spring 2013 – Volume IV • Issue 2