Indicator 9

Teachers regularly use formative assessment to inform and adapt their instruction for the purpose of improving student learning.

What to Look for:

  • teacher collaboration occurs on a regular basis for the expressed purpose of using formative assessment results to determine appropriate, necessary changes in instructional practices such as, lower than anticipated results on the school’s analytic rubrics for writing suggests that students need some differentiated instruction, or additional opportunities to revise their writing following individual feedback to students