Formative or Summative Assessment?

IB School Leadership: Formative or Summative Assessment?

“As frequently as a chef needs to check a sauce for taste, teachers should check for understanding.” (TeachThought)The IB approach to teaching is informed by assessment, both formative and summative. This page explores the difference between the two.The toolkit at the end of this page provides useful links to practical resources for developing formative assessment and additional reading.Key Terms

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