"Embedded and on-going assessment is at the heart of project-based learning and provides a way for students to show and discover what they know in different ways"
On Going Assessments to show Growth
"Students enter today’s classrooms from a variety of backgrounds with a wide range of abilities and interests. Formative assessment helps teachers meet the individual needs of their students through differentiated instruction. Developing the skills necessary for lifelong learning is critical for success in the 21st century. By using formative assessments strategically, students develop the skills to become self-directed learners."