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

Explode These Feedback Myths and Get Your Life Back

When asked what recommendations they would give teachers to improve feedback…students claimed to want more, and more useful, responses to their writing. A wide majority — 87% — rated as “important” or “very important” the advice that teachers give more detailed feedback on papers. — Harvard Study of Undergraduate Writing That’ll do, Harvard Study of Undergraduate Writing, that’ll do. I … Continue reading Explode These Feedback Myths and Get Your Life Back

Creating a Culture of Feedback

In order to be effective, feedback must be relevant, meaningful, specific, frequent, and time-bound. Feedback helps students move forward, question, and grow as learners. If teachers are providing feedback on every piece of student writing, students are not writing enough. Besides, both Jennifer Gonzalez and Starr Stackstein claim when feedback is only offered at the end of … Continue reading Creating a Culture of Feedback