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Classroom Based Assessments

Classroom-based assessments are essential tools that teachers use to understand and support student learning. There are two main types of assessments: formative and summative. Formative assessments happen during the learning process, providing teachers with real-time insights into how well students are grasping new concepts. These assessments help teachers adjust their teaching methods and provide additional support if needed. On the other hand, summative assessments occur at the end of a unit or a period of instruction, evaluating overall student understanding and achievement. Both types of assessments play a crucial role in enhancing student learning. Formative assessments guide instruction, allowing teachers to make timely adjustments, as well as informing students of their progress and potential during the learning process. Summative assessments provide a verification of student learning. By using these assessments strategically, teachers can adjust their teaching to meet the diverse needs of students, ultimately promoting greater academic success in the classroom.