Checking for Understanding  - click for specific strategies and links to resources.


Guiding Questions to Incorporate Checking for Understanding in Practice
  • Do I know what misconceptions or niave assumptions my students possess?
  • How do I know what they understand?
  • What evidence will I accept for this understanding?
  • How will I use their understanding to plan future instruction?

Fisher, D. & Frey, N. (2007). Checking for Understanding. Alexandria, VA:ASCD.


Important Elements when Planning and Implementing Collaborative Pairs