FIP Video of the Week

Checking for Understanding

Mrs. Thomas shows how she takes a quick, formative check for understanding in her classroom.

CONFIRM YOUR LEARNING

  • When is it appropriate to do a quick check for understanding?
  • Why can a formative check be more effective than a graded quiz?
  • How does Mrs. Thomas respond when students miss the correct answer?

CONFIRM YOUR PRACTICE

  • How do you conduct quick checks for understanding in your own class?
  • How do you respond to students when you see that they do not understand?
  • If you have an Intervention Specialist in your classroom, what role do they play in the FIP process?

CONFIRM YOUR COMMITMENT

  • How will you determine when quick checks are appropriate and when they are not?
  • How will you ensure that students receive feedback after quick checks?

LEARN MORE

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