Tag Archives: Feedback

Effective Feedback and Feed Forward

Several good reads on how to give effective feedback: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/apr16/vol73/num07/The-Secret-of-Effective-Feedback.aspx The Secret of Effective Feedback by Dylan William Education Endowment Foundation summary on marking Education Endowment Foundation Report A Marked Improvement 2016 2. Some blogs on practical classroom approaches for … Continue reading

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Rethinking Lesson Observations: Some Reflections on the Optimus Education Event on April 26th 2016

Still buzzing after a day of vibrant discussions with cross sector colleagues at the Optimus Education event in London. It is a rare thing for staff from Primary, Secondary, Further and Higher Education to join together with colleagues from training … Continue reading

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Blog bulletin – Feedback, Feed forward and Marking

 At the moment I am having lots of conversations with teachers in colleges about the challenges of marking, phrasing feedback and getting students to engage with it actively. Here are two really thought provoking and practical blogs on this topic, with … Continue reading

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Are you a teacher or coach who wants to develop their assessment and feedback skills?

This will be a really practical, interactive and engaging day of training for teachers, Advanced Practitioners and T&L Coaches. Developing formative assessment and feedback skills, Sector Training, June 18th 2015, Birmingham: http://www.sectortraining.com/events/334

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Blog Bulletin: Feedback and Marking – Great Reads from Twitter

Really interesting blog full of great ideas for giving verbal feedback in a practical session and ways to develop the learners’ confidence and competence: http://drowningintheshallow.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/tlc-verbal-feedback-3/ Great list of practical and engaging approaches for using questioning in different ways as part … Continue reading

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Blogs on target setting and assessing learning: great for teachers and coaches

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/09/30/developing-self-and-peer-assessment-skills-for-teachers-and-learners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/smart-just-isnt-smart-enough/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/clarifying-aims-and-objectives-with-learners-an-opportunity-to-engage-them-or-a-bureaucratic-process/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/peer-review-of-targets-with-a-buddy-interesting-short-video-clip/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/and-what-have-you-learnt-so-far-using-questions-to-check-and-assess-learning/

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Developing your skills as an observer: Questions for reflection after observing a teacher and having the professional dialogue

In colleges and schools, many people carry out observations of colleagues, give them feedback and encourage professional dialogue about the learners and their learning experience. Observation, feedback and professional dialogue involve complex skills that require attention, practice and evaluation.  It … Continue reading

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