When integrated into the teaching and learning process, formative assessment provides key data to adjust instruction and promotes an active, student centered learning environment. With the implementation of Formative, a free online tool for ongoing assessment, frequent checks for understanding are easy to implement. Formative transforms the assessment and feedback cycle to a more sophisticated level where educators can gain deeper insight into student learning. A continuous feedback loop is essential to meeting learner needs. With Formative, not only can feedback be offered quickly, it is in a real time, interactive format that engages the technology driven student.