In this era of Common Core State Standards and the effort to develop appropriate assessments to accompany them, formative assessment has attracted increasing attention from policymakers and practitioners alike.

This book, written by WestEd’s Margaret Heritage, is a practical guide to formative assessment as a process of “inquiry and action” essential to twenty-first century learning.

Visit the Formative Assessment in Practice: A Process of Inquiry and Action resource page to purchase a copy.