Create Learning Wins with Formative

Find out how we can partner with you to accurately assess student progress - and use that insight to create learning wins for all.

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With Formative, you can understand in real time where students are in their learning. Target your students’ needs in the moment with live lesson updates and personalized feedback!
Teach Anywhere.
In the Classroom, Virtually, or Hybrid.

Future proof your lessons by making them accessible, anywhere.

Formative can be accessed on any device, enabling you to shift as you need to between learning environments.

Understand where Every Student Is.

See student learning in the moment with real-time insights. Use our two-way instant messaging to send personalized feedback to students and build relationships.

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Support Differentiation

Design for everyone, with Formative’s flexible and multimodal content and questions.

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Boost Engagement

I actually had a student say, “Thanks for that assessment. It's the first time I've been engaged during a test!” - Stephanie G.

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In a recent survey, over 97% of teachers rated creating, assigning, and grading in Formative as “Easy” or “Very Easy” 😊

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Track performance across classes, teams, and schools - with visualization tools that make it easy to act on data.

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Formative was designed from the ground up to lighten workloads for educators, all the while improving curriculum delivery, student success, and engagement on any device and in any learning environment.
Accelerate Learning with ESSER Funding

Formative qualifies for ESSER funding.

In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act added a further $123 billion for K-12 education to the Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER). All ESSER funding is intended to expand, not replace, existing state and local educational funding.

Read on to find out how Formative can help you meet your goals, using ESSER funding.

  • March 20 - The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided $13.2 billion for K-12 education (ESSER I).
  • December 2020 - The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act allocated a further $54.3 billion for K-12 education (ESSER II).
  • March 2021 - The American Rescue Plan Act provided another $122.8 billion for K-12 education (ESSER III).
Allowable Uses of ESSER Funds
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How Formative Aligns
Assessing Student Academic Progress
Administering and using high-quality assessments that are valid and reliable, to accurately assess students’ academic progress and assist educators in meeting students’ academic needs, including through differentiating instruction.

Formative provides a way to know where every student is in their learning - every day. Use Formative’s library of pre-made assessments or create your own to accurately assess academic progress. Use Formative’s content, question, and assigning options to differentiate for student needs.

Enabling Regular Educational Interaction
Purchasing educational technology, which could include hardware, software, and connectivity... that aids in regular, substantive educational interaction between students and educators, including low-income students and students with disabilities.

Formative’s two-way instant messaging system between educators and students enables regular educational interaction. Teachers can assist their students in real-time through text, audio, video, and visual options.

Summer Learning & After-School Programs
Planning and implementing summer learning and supplemental afterschool program activities, including providing classroom instruction or online learning during the summer months.

Whether summer school instruction is in the classroom, online, or a combination, we’re there to help. Formative can be used on any device (including cell phones), and our online format, real time student responses and feedback, and differentiation options make it easy to address the needs of every student.

Improving Student Engagement
Tracking student attendance and improving student engagement in distance education.

Formative enables teachers to see in real time whether students have opened or completed assignments. Use our multimodal options (video, text, images, and more!) and real-time messaging to engage students in their learning.

Addressing Learning Loss
Address learning loss by supporting the implementation of evidence-based interventions, such as summer learning, extended day, comprehensive afterschool programs, or extended school year programs.

Formative is the perfect support for your summer school curriculum. Upload and transform your lessons and/or assessments in Formative to accurately assess progress and effortlessly adjust your instruction in the moment to student needs.

Learning Tools That Improve Learning & Engagement
Purchasing educational technology... that aids in regular and substantive educational interaction between students and their classroom instructors

Formative includes built-in messaging tools and real-time feedback that enable teachers and students to communicate directly with each other. Real-time alerts and notifications identify students who need additional attention and support.

Additional Activities That Are Eligible For Funding
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Carl Perkins Career & Technical Education Act
  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

Formative can be purchased with the Federal funding sources.

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