# Tools for Formative Assessment

### Formative Assessment enhances learning

Why should you include formative assessment in every course? Periodic exams are important, but how do you know that your students are really “getting it” along the way? Formative assessment techniques enable you to take the temperature of your class, so that you can intervene and adjust your instruction in progress. Take a look at the tools offered here, and see if one or more of them can be useful to you as the instructor, and to your students as active learners.

For each formative assessment technique above, discover more information: