Tag Archive for feedback

ProTip Wednesday: 6 Steps to be Productive in Summer Reflection

We now know that feedback is incredibly important to students’ growth, but that same feedback is also extremely beneficial for us—the teachers— to grow as well. Because isn’t teaching also always growing and changing? But it’s hard to start looking back because we were so ready to look forward come June 1st. Here are 6…

ProTip Wednesday: 10 Examples of Effective Feedback

Effective feedback is skill, like a good classroom seating chart, that every teacher masters over time. It is easy to fall into a habit of marking up every wrong thing and forgetting to give feedback that students can actually act upon. Good feedback accomplishes 1) ownership of learning and 2) measurable goal tracking. We took…

Re: The Case for Digital Student Portfolios

On November 25, Holly Clark wrote a piece posted on Edudemic making the case for digital student portfolios, or archiving student work. Clark, a former teacher, laments over not having enough information on her students in September to steer her teaching. Instead, she had lists of numbers that took the place of examples of past…