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)"Assessment is the bridge between learning and teaching." (Dylan Wiliam)The IB approach to teaching is informed by assessment, both formative and summative. Assessment is regarded not only as "for learning" but "as learning", as the Dylan Wiliam quote above illustrates.This page explores the difference...


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