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Teachers can perform quick formative assessments during a lesson and the students’ feedback can determine what they do not understand, what to modify, and what can lead to follow-up questions. How would you use feedback from students during pre- and formative assessments to inform instructional decisions? Hey class, Assessments provide teachers about instruction effectives and student performance (Schoenfeldt, & Salsbury, 2009). Pre-assessments and post-assessments can be used to compare results to see if there was increased knowledge. Without pre-assessment you have no idea where a child is in the learning process (Schoenfeldt, & Salsbury, 2009). Additionally, pre-assessments give you an idea of what a student knows before diving into the lesson. For example, if you realize the class knows majority of the body parts of a human then you may change the focus of lesson. Pre-assessments help determine the level of knowledge a student has about a particular topic. Formative assessments occur

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