The fire story

The fire story formative assessment is used to explore students' thinking about the question "what affects chemical change?" through a real-world problem. This formative assessment specifically probes students' understanding of energy and phase changes. There are several different explanations using different chemistry concepts that could be used to explain the phemomenon explained in the story. 

Evaluating students' written work

Formative assessment is an important component of teaching as it enables teachers to enhance student learning. The written work that students produce on formative assessment tasks can be used to uncover student thinking and inform the decisions teachers make on how to support individual student learning.  

ACCT Advisory board

Here you can read about the advisory board for the ACCT project

ACCT Evaluation team

Here you can read about the ACCT evaluation team.

ACCT team alumni

Here you can read about past members of the ACCT team.