The Best Quick Formative Assessment Ideas You Can Use Right Now

All the assessment activities you could ever want are all in one neat easy-to-follow book.

Busy teachers like you need tools they can count on, especially when it comes to assessment. In fact, the more quick formative assessment ideas you have to call on, the better. That's what you'll find in Pocket Assessment: A List of Activities for Quick Formative Assessment. It's a Swiss army knife of the most useful and versatile quick formative assessment ideas around.

Assessment in Your Pocket

You'll go back to these popular quick formative assessment ideas again and again with your students. We've shared a lot about formative assessment tips and tools in the past, but never like this. Now all the assessment activities you could ever want are all in one neat easy-to-follow book. Pocket Assessment has it all—simple and quick assessment activities that get the job done for busy teachers and learners.

This guide features over 70 cool and quick formative assessment ideas for you to use right now. It's a veritable multitool of tried-and-true assessment activities your learners will love and benefit from. Explore categories featuring tools for writing, collaboration, creativity, and more. Use Pocket Assessment to:

  • Discover quick and effective assessment ideas
  • Apply self- and peer-assessment practices
  • Engage your learners with fun activities
  • Encourage collaboration and learning ownership
  • Make assessment a blast

Pocket Assessment is also a great companion guide to our book Mindful Assessment. This bestselling book is all about rethinking the relationship between teaching and learning. It's also about assessing the crucial skills students need to succeed both now and in the future. You can use the quick formative assessment ideas in Pocket Assessment for making those mindful actions and shifts your assessment of learners.