FIP Video of the Week

The Formative Classroom

Mr. Kelsey explains what it means to have a formative classroom and why it's important for all educators to be using formative instructional practices.

CONFIRM YOUR LEARNING

  • What are the formative practices that are a natural part of band class?
  • What is the importance of immediate feedback in helping students reach expectations?
  • Why does Mr. Kelsey not grade every performance?

CONFIRM YOUR PRACTICE

  • How do you provide immediate feedback to your students?
  • How can you apply what Mr. Kelsey does to the grade and subject that you teach?
  • What types of ungraded practice are prevalent in your classroom?

CONFIRM YOUR COMMITMENT

  • How will you make formative practices a natural part of your classroom?
  • How will you build a classroom culture that allows for students to do work that is formative and ungraded?