Formative assessments: Ongoing assessment that can include reviews, observations, feedback, quizzes, essays, reports, elf and peer feedback, etc.

Summative assessments: end of chapter, unit, or semester tests.


Resources:
http://www.nmsa.org/Publications/WebExclusive/Assessment/tabid/1120/Default.aspx
http://fcit.usf.edu/assessment/basic/basica.html
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/edtech/etc667/proposal/evaluation/summative_vs._formative.htm
http://activelearning.uta.edu/FacStaff/formsum.htm

Constructivist/Performance Assessments