TG² Reads: Feedback that Moves Writers Forward

Feedback that Moves Writers Forward: How to Escape Correcting Mode to Transform Student Writing Author: Patty McGee Paperback, 251 pages   Anyone who teaches ANY sort of writing (ahem, social studies and science teachers too) must read Feedback that Moves Writers Forward: How to Escape Correcting Mode to Transform Student Writing and take Patty McGee's … Continue reading TG² Reads: Feedback that Moves Writers Forward

TG² Reads: Creating a Culture of Feedback

Creating a Culture of Feedback  by William M. Ferriter and Paul J. Cancellieri Paperback 128 pages     “The one really competitive skill is the skill of being able to learn” (Papert 1998) If one of the goals of education is to prepare students for future demands how do grades fit into this? Beyond school, … Continue reading TG² Reads: Creating a Culture of Feedback

TG² Reads: Peer Feedback in the Classroom

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering  Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein Paperback 131 pages   It is said the one doing the talking is the one doing the learning. So why should the teacher be the only one providing all the feedback in the classroom? Starr Sackstein's new book Peer Feedback in the … Continue reading TG² Reads: Peer Feedback in the Classroom

TG² Reads: SHIFT THIS!

SHIFT THIS: How to Implement Gradual Changes for Massive Impact in Your Classroom by Joy Kirr Paperback, 195 pages Tired of doing the same thing over and over again in the classroom? Do you feel like you’re doing most of the work in the classroom? Want to make learning more student-centered? If so, Shift This! … Continue reading TG² Reads: SHIFT THIS!