Key points covered in this module were:
Effective formative assessments should be
tailored to learner needs, based on student performance, and be
measurable, practical, and reliable.
The strategies ESL instructors use should align
to their goals for formative assessment to determine if:
objectives were met;
can apply language/content to realistic use outside of the
are making progress in developing language and meeting goals
can communicate successfully with others; and
literacy skills are developing.