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For many, the idea of grading elicits that internal sigh. You know the one – you’ve probably made it just thinking about progress reports. Unfortunately, the only way students can better themselves is to submit work, have it reviewed, get feedback, and adjust for the next round of submitted work. Giving feedback, however, can come in all sizes, shapes, and forms. This week, we’re looking at the different ways you’ve found to provide feedback to students that have worked and made them more successful learners.
Prompt: Write a post about giving feedback to students.
Some questions to jumpstart your thinking:
- What is your favorite type of assignment upon which to comment? Why?
- Do you have any tips to share on using rubrics, alternative assessments, or anything else related to feedback and grading work?
- How do you balance constructive criticism and sensitive students?
- How do students respond to your feedback? Do you have any thoughts about changes that could strengthen your feedback?
- How do you give feedback “in the moment” during classroom activities? What are the most effective strategies you’ve used?
And here is a post that I like to share on feedback…