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Formative Assessment and Florida’s Mathematics Formative Assessment System (MFAS) for Secondary Educators

Formative Assessment (Primary Topic)
Formative Assessment and Florida’s Mathematics Formative Assessment System (MFAS) for Secondary Educators: In this series of two modules, secondary mathematics teachers will be introduced to formative assessment and will learn how to access and effectively use Florida’s Mathematics Formative Assessment System (MFAS) on CPALMS.
Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Primary Topic: Formative Assessment
Topic(s): Formative Assessment
Estimated Time to Complete a Program: 3 Hours
Keywords: Formative assessment, Mathematics Formative Assessment, MFAS, mathematics
Type(s): PD Courses, PD Courses, Tutorials

Objectives

To develop an understanding of the instructional practice of formative assessment and to learn how to effectively use Florida’s Mathematics Formative Assessment System (MFAS) on CPALMS.

Included Modules

MFAS Module 1: An Introduction to Formative Assessment for Secondary Mathematics Teachers This module introduces secondary mathematics teachers to the practice of formative assessment, research findings related to formative assessment, key strategies for using formative assessment, and how formative assessment supports differentiated instruction. The goal of the module is to help teachers use formative assessment to guide instructional decisions and realize potentially significant increases in student achievement.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 Hour

MFAS Module 2: Accessing and Implementing MFAS This module introduces secondary teachers to the Mathematics Formative Assessment System (MFAS) tasks and rubrics, introduces teachers to the MFAS process, and shows teachers how to access and use MFAS resources on CPALMS.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2 Hours

Authors

Author: MFAS FCRSTEM