www.edutopia.org/blog/dipsticks-to-check-for-understanding-todd-finley

This blog post provides a variety of examples of formative assessment strategies teachers can use to check for understanding in order to inform instruction, as well as links to related resources with additional information, tools, and suggestions. It explains techniques such as methodical observation, student reflections, and summarizing activities, which can help students both monitor and consolidate their understanding, while also helping the teacher plan subsequent instruction.