This free workshop starts with a survey about formative assessment, presents some recent evidence-based assessments and provides teachers with opportunities to discuss how they might improve their formative assessment processes. Contact me by email email@example.com or phone 0424163624 for a date or time, if this is of interest at your school?
Finding evidence-based research is the first step in applying this to meet your students' learning needs. Skimming an abstract saves time, along with checking out the method used for instruction in the research you've found. This paper discusses what's important in these steps for applying research in your classroom.