TG² Cast Episode 1 – Providing Feedback to Writers with Patty McGee

This episode features an interview with Patty McGee, author of the book Feedback That Moves Writers Forward. Topics include: How to use the "Power of Three" in feedback. Strategies to help the stuck and reluctant writers The importance of setting writing goals How and when to introduce grammar How feedback works at the middle, secondary, … Continue reading TG² Cast Episode 1 – Providing Feedback to Writers with Patty McGee

Feedbacking Over Grading

My teacher partner Emily had a great idea for my blog: starting each blog with a question to think about. So, here is the question: what do grades mean to you?   Yes, loaded question. But this blog post is about grading less. And about going gradeless. This week, we had parent-teacher conferences. Last night, … Continue reading Feedbacking Over Grading