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Formative Assessment


Gain the knowledge, understanding, and strategies needed to use formative assessments to quickly and effectively gauge student learning.


Earn Credits

3 Grad Credits ($445 )

Non-Credit PD ($245)

45 TX CPEs ($245)

From Anywhere

Desktop + Mobile

At Your Pace

45 hours (self-paced)

6 months to complete

Next Classroom Opens

Fall 2019

Course Description

Motivation, passion, great instruction, and high expectations are important in teaching, but they are not enough to guarantee student success. Formative assessment can help. The goal of this course is to provide classroom educators like you with the knowledge, understanding, and methodologies needed to use formative assessments to quickly and effectively gauge student learning. This course will help you:

  • Establish clear learning goals.
  • Provide better questions and useful feedback.
  • Modify instruction to meet students’ needs more authentically.
  • Strengthen relationships with students, and create lifelong learners.

Credit Approval Information

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we help educators across the country earn advancement on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing needs. This course has been pre-approved by the Texas Education Agency, and graduate-level credit is offered through Colorado State University – Pueblo.

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How The Course Works

Self-Paced | Online | 6 Months To Complete


Explore impactful research-proven classroom strategies, and uncover which ones work best for you.



Safer than real-world testing. Reflective journaling and 4 learning projects guide you to apply what you learn.



24/7 available Professional Learning Community (PLC) where you can interact with course peers and instructors.



Earn grad-level credits or non-credit PD hours to meet your salary advancement and recertification requirements.


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