Joe's Story (MS Science)

8th Grade Science Teacher Joe Marquez shares why he uses Formative with his students:

"Do you guys remember the Footrace Lab?...it was worthless to me and it was probably worthless to you as well because I didn't hand that back to you until after 2 weeks or 3 weeks after it was done so any feedback I left on that paper is long gone on your care scale....because it was so long ago it doesn't matter. 

That's why I switched over to using Formative. I can instantly see what you're needing to improve on and let you improve on it...so that on the care meter now it's higher, now it's instant, now you can change it.Then I can respond again and say 'thats good but let me show you in the comments how you can make it great'. I don't care if it takes you 2 3, 4, 5 tries, you are going to eventually get it great"