Formative assessments can help you adjust your teaching and improve your students' learning. The formative assessment process not only helps you to provide feedback and make adjustments to future teaching, it can also assist you in making immediate modifications as learning is still happening. Learn what formative assessment is, how it differs from summative assessment, and why it is so useful in maximizing your time and improving student learning. Discover a variety of formal and informal ways to collect evidence of student performance and learning, as well as how to analyze and use that data. Hear about tools that will allow you to perform time-saving surveys, quizzes, and more that will help you inform your instruction. If you use mobile technologies, you will learn how to assess students and create detailed observations with iPads, tablets, and a variety of apps.