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Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback

Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Use this video and lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.

 

Feedback is necessary in an effective learning environment. It creates a path for students to follow on their learning journey.




Use a deeper learning strategy and video lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.



Via Gust MEES
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The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer

The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

"The difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning is a crucial one, in many ways indicative of an important shift in education.

Traditionally, tests have told teachers and parents how a student “does,” then offers a very accessible point of data (usually percentage correct and subsequent letter grade) that is reported to parents as a performance indicator."


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Mary Starry's curator insight, October 4, 2013 11:04 PM

"Assessment for learning" versus "assessment of learning" is also promoted as a key component of the learning portfolio all colleges of pharmacy need to have to demonstrate student achievement.

Aunty Alice's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:40 PM

I have practiced a system that covers four of the 5 key strategies for many years starting at five years of age.  I would not teach any other way. With this kind of assessment students after seven years of age can lead parent teacher conferences with ease and confidence. Had a dad in tears once who confessed it was the first time his son had talked meaningfully to him about his learning. Then I was in tears too....

Aunty Alice's curator insight, November 21, 2013 8:03 PM

A good little diagram but it does not address the issue of how to do it..it requires modelling, first by the teacher, then slowly devolving the responsibility to the learner, and focus on one subject area at a time e.g. Literacy . In my experience it also requires set aside time with each student to assess together, recording what has been discussed so it is not forgotten. I am talking about elementary learners here.. 

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Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback

Peer Critiques: A Lesson in Purposeful Feedback | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Use this video and lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.

 

Feedback is necessary in an effective learning environment. It creates a path for students to follow on their learning journey.




Use a deeper learning strategy and video lesson to incorporate quality peer critiques in your classroom.



Via Gust MEES
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Strategies to enhance peer feedback | Assessment for Learning

Strategies to enhance peer feedback | Assessment for Learning | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Some strategies are particularly suited to younger students, where often the names that teachers have for these strategies provide a 'shorthand' way of communicating to students that they wish them to provide peer feedback.


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