Formative Assessment for
Michigan Educators (FAME)
"Formative assessment is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve students' achievement of intended instructional outcomes"
CCSSO FAST SCASS Austin, Texas October 2006
Research Related Support Links
• Formative Assessment for Michigan Educators-The State Perspective
This 2013 MSTC session described the current professional development project, related research efforts, and describes the opportunities for Michigan schools and educators to be involved.
• Formative Assessment for Michigan Educators-The District Perspective
This 2013 MSTC session shared a manner in which FAME has worked on formative assessment practices within Flat Rock Community Schools, Simpson Middle School and has impacted teachers' instructional practices and students' achievement.
• Where's FAME in Michigan?
For more information about the FAME project, please contact Dr. Erika Bolig, Education Assessment Specialist, MDE/BAA at 517.241.6397, email: email@example.com or Kimberly Young, Education Assessment Specialist, MDE/BAA at 517.373.0988 , email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• FAME Presentation at 2012 CCSSO
At the June 2012 CCSSO National Conference on Student Assessment, the MSU research team and Dr. Ellen Vorenkamp, from Wayne RESA and FAME Regional Lead, presented some of the newest research findings from the FAME project. Click here for the presentation powerpoint.