Giving Better & Faster Feedback in the Classroom – Self-Paced, 4-week class (Spring Semester-available anytime between 12.4-5.3.22)

Giving Better & Faster Feedback in the Classroom – Self-Paced, 4-week class (Spring Semester-available anytime between 12.4-5.3.22)

May 3rd

Tyler Youngers

Date: Available for registration anytime between December 4 – May 3, 2022
Course #: EDMA 288:801
Instructor: Tyler Youngers (
Number of Credits: 2
Deadline for Registration: Last day to register for Spring Semester is Tuesday, May 3rd by 5:00 p.m.

“Students can learn without grades, but they can’t learn without the formative assessment and the timely, descriptive feedback that comes from it.” – Wormeli

This 2 credit, 4 week course is entirely self-paced.

Participants will BEGIN the course as soon as their registration is processed.

The instructor will email with instructions on how to begin the class. All assignments, discussions, and final project work are due at end of the 4 week course in order to receive credit for the course. The participant should expect to receive a transcript 2-4 weeks after the course is completed depending on whether it is for Licensure Renewal or Graduate Credit.

(Last day to register for Spring Semester is Tuesday, May 3rd by 5:00 p.m.)

Are you using formative assessment in your classroom? Is it effective? Is it impacting student achievement? Is your feedback timely and descriptive? Do you wish you could find ways to give better & faster feedback? If so, this course is for you!

The purpose of this course is to introduce teachers to using technology to conduct formative assessments in the classroom. Teachers will learn about effective formative assessment practices, create their own formative assessments aligned to their content, and finally, create lesson plans that include formative assessments using tech tools. Teachers will gain experience on a variety of technology tools to support the creation of formative assessments, participate in active discussions about the instructional purpose and goals of formative assessment, and learn how to make instructional decisions from the data collected. A variety of formative assessment tools will be demonstrated and discussed with time given for participants to create lesson plans to be used in their classrooms.

This class is available for License Renewal, Graduate, Paraeducator or Audit credit.

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**Important Information for You**
Please read through as these are Frequently Asked Questions in which answers can be found within this page.

  1. The instructor will email you once your class registration has been processed and forwarded to him with information on how to get started in the class:
    1. Emails regarding this class will come from the instructor, Tyler Youngers, with this email address:;
    2. Be sure to check your junk/spam/clutter folders-mailboxes in case the email isn’t recognized as a known mail; and
    3. If you are using a school email address, many schools have their network security filters set up to push unknown emails directly to spam and you will not even see it; if this is the case you will need to either talk to your IT department and request emails with the email address be allowed through or let us know you want to use a different email address.
  2. The Tabs at the top of the registration page have important additional information regarding this class:
    1. The Syllabus gives information of what will be expected of you in the course. Generally it will include course policies, rules and regulations, required texts, and a schedule of assignments.
    2. The Fees will let you know how much this class will cost depending on the type of credit you want to take it for as well as if you are an ISEA Member or not.
    3. The Cancellation Policy is important so you know how to cancel if you need to and how refunds are handled.
    4. The ISEA Official Transcript page tells you how to access your transcript once the class has ended.