Open to: All teachers.
Opportunity at a Glance: In the previous cycle of learning, “Assessments in Instruction,” we explored various approaches to assessment which facilitate learning in the classroom. In the most recent post, we explored how student surveys can support formative assessments. In this learning cycle, we’ll discuss how to create a student-teacher learning partnership. In the professional learning activity, “Giving Effective Feedback,” you’ll have the opportunity to define the elements of effective feedback for students through a discussion of “Seven Keys to Effective Feedback,” by Grant Wiggins. You’ll also have the opportunity to give one another feedback on your feedback to students.
As a reminder, teachers have access to 70 Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) eBook titles to supplement and strengthen their practice. Some titles that connect to feedback include:
- Rethinking Grading: Meaningful Assessment for Standards-Based Learning (Book 73, p. 32).
- Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom (Book 13, p. 12).
Take action: See the full collection on WeTeachNYC.