Feedback

Feedforward strategies

In order for pupils to make progress, feedback should be more work for the recipient than the donor. (Dylan Wiliam) If feedback is to move pupils forward it can be helpful to reframe it as an instruction to do something: Redraft or redo: By editing and improving one piece of work until it is excellent, …

Live Feedback: Modelling

Provide live feedback to pupils can be hugely beneficial, whether this is done remotely or in the classroom via modelling. Evidence suggests pupils who know what success looks like have a goal. Goals can increase motivation and belief. (Locke and Latham, 2002) Furthermore cognitive science states that providing worked examples – models broken into steps …

Class critique

A version of collective feedback where a small group of pupils collectively critique their work via small group dialogue. They offer one another suggestions or advice about how to improve. This may need to first be modelled by the teacher before moving to ‘gallery’ sessions. Click here for guidance how to implement this technique. Class …

Virtual discussion with staff/pupils (padlet)

A fantastic way to get either pupils or staff to ‘respond’ and’discuss’ elements during live learning is by placing a QR code in your lesson to a padlet page in order to enable all participants to share ideas. In addition all members of the ‘class’ can see one anothers’ comments and use their ideas in …

Remote learning: feedback ideas

It can be challenging to think of ways to provide effective feedback that is personalised, time efficient and seamless. Here are some ideas that staff have been sharing regarding how to provide effective feedback remotely: 1) Feedback shortcuts on an Ipad: It is possible to create your own personalised feedback comments as shortcuts on an …

Engaging students in ‘live’ feedback sessions

One of our schools has been sharing ideas about how to get pupils to engage more, or be more active during ‘live’ feedback sessions on Teams. Here are some of the ideas that were shared and some examples: 1) Putting starter questions for the pupils to engage with and get thinking whilst others are joining …

One Drive: Tool for resource sharing & uploading work/feedback

One Drive can be a fantastic way to share resources with pupils, additionally to enable them to upload their work to the folder for the teacher to see, assess, and provide feedback. See below an example of work uploaded for Art, with teacher feedback. See below for video tutorials regarding setting up One Drive: – …

Socrative: Quiz app for self marking

Socrative is a fantastic app to use to set pupils quizzes, polls and other formats to test their understanding. A powerful tool to be used as part of your home learning strategy – answers are automatically assessed, it also can be embedded within Showbie. Here is a video to demonstrate the uses of Socrative Pro.