Formative assessment (assessment for learning) educational achievements of students

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Abstract

We present definition of the concept of formative assessment and its significance for modern education. Displaying developmental approach in foreign studies, the further development, the risks and the possibility of their reduction. We discuss some of the techniques and examples of formative assessment. We investigate the relationship between formative and final evaluation, including the national curriculum levels

General Information

Keywords: formative assessment, assessment for learning, summative assessment, modernization of education, reforms in education, the planned level of educational outcomes, the national curriculum levels, scaffold

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology and Pedagogical Psychology

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2016050305

For citation: Zemlyаnskaya E.N. Formative assessment (assessment for learning) educational achievements of students [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 50–58. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2016050305. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Elena N. Zemlyаnskaya, Doctor of Education, Dr. Sci. (Pedagogy), Professor, Head of the Theory and practice of primary education Chair, Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: enz_888@mail.ru

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