Formative Assessment reporting

Formative Assessment provides immediate Learning Insights for teachers: once students complete their assignment, teachers get automated, easy to understand reporting on who understands and who needs more support.

🌟 New to Formative Assessment? Start with our Formative Assessment overview

With Formative Assessment reporting, teachers can:

  • View students grouped by correct, incorrect, and no response.
  • Check the number of attempts a student made to get the correct answer.
  • Uncover misconceptions by clicking on student responses.
  • View scores and understand progress across multiple assignments.
Assignment Summary view 
What is it: class-level reporting is available so teachers can quickly see which concepts most of the class understands and which concepts they do not.
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Who can see it: Teachers and admins can see all reporting.

How do I access it: In the summary view of each assignment.

Good to know: For assignments with multiple questions, teachers can view both the Class Overall score as well as per-question reporting. 

Assignment Detail view
What is it: assignment-level reporting. The assignment detail view helps teachers see which specific students need more help. 
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Who can see it: Teachers and admins can see all reporting.

How do I access it: Tap a question in the assignment. 

Student Post view 
What is it: the student post view shows both the overall score and question details for a particular post within an activity. Reporting details can be hidden by tapping on the left column to minimize it from view (for instance if sharing an assignment with the class as a teaching tool).

Who can see it: Teachers and admins can see all reporting. Students and families only see reporting on their or their child’s work after it has been approved by the teacher.

How do I access it: tap on student work at the bottom of the activity. 

Activities view in Progress
Progress shows progress as a whole across activities in the entire class.  
Skills view in Progress
Exporting Formative Assessment scores as a CSV file

Activities or Skills data can be exported as a CSV from the Progress tab

💡 For a closer look at exporting, check out How to manage, archive, and export Skills!

Who can use the Progress feature?
  • Progress is a premium Seesaw feature, part of Seesaw for Schools and Seesaw Plus.
  • Teachers and admin with Seesaw for Schools or teachers with Seesaw Plus can view the Progress tab for each class they have access to.
  • Progress is not visible to students or families.
  • Teachers can click on a student’s name to copy a Progress Report to share with students or families as needed.
  • Students can go to the To Do section in their Activities tab to see what activities they need to complete.

Can I download Progress data from Seesaw? Yes, in Activities View or Skills View, select Export to export a CSV of activities or skills data, which you can then import into another system or use in Google Sheets or Excel.

What customization options are available? In Class Settings, teachers can select from one of four color schemes. Color schemes apply to both Activities View and Skills View.

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