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Embed high impact pedagogy in every classroom

Short Answer enables the engagement that teachers and students crave alongside high quality formative assessment pedagogy shown to 2X the rate of learning in the classroom. 1

A new approach to formative assessment


Short Answer meets Level 4 ESSA efficacy evidence 2


Short Answer embeds pedagogy shown to double student achievement on standardized exams 1


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Engage staff with highly interactive PD or 1-1 coaching focused on quality formative assessment pedagogy.

Advised by the world's leading expert

The Short Answer team is advised by Dr. Dylan Wiliam. Our app utilizes his and Paul Black's framework for formative assessment shown to improve pedagogical practices and student achievement

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 1. To learn more, see the study here and/or pages 38-39 or Embedded Formative Assessment (Wiliam, 2018) 

2. For more on ESSA Tiers of Evidence, read here. Details on Short Answer’s logic model & efforts to study impact are here.

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