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summative +‎ -ly


summatively (not comparable)

  1. In a summative manner.
  2. (education) By means of summative assessments, aiming to summarize earlier knowledge with periodic tests.
    • 1995, Anthony J Shinkfield, Daniel L Stufflebeam, Teacher evaluation: guide to effective practice
      The author observes that teachers who persistently perform poorly can be counseled out of teaching by using the model summatively.
    • 2009, Ken O'Connor, How to Grade for Learning, K-12
      A good example of a process that can be assessed formatively and summatively is student use of safety skills in a laboratory or vocational program.