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Summative Assessment

Summative Assessment

What is the difference between formative and summative assessment? What can you learn from summative assessment, and how can it help your teaching? The information in this section will provide a solid working foundation from which to utilize proven summative assessment strategies in your classroom.

Summative Assessment
Learn NC,

Brief description of several common varieties of summative assessment.

Formative vs. Summative Assessments
Florida Center for Instructional Technology at University of South Florida

Comparison of summative and formative assessments, descriptions of how each is used, and several examples of each.

Assessment of Learning (Summative Assessment)
Iowa Department of Education,

Click on the “Summative Assessment Tips” bar to reveal a list of suggestions on how to create assessments.

Summative Classroom Assessment
Park University,

A primer that explains summative assessments are and how to use them in the classroom.