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Where am I Going? Jan Chappuis Feedback Loop. Grading Smarter Not Harder. Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:"How Am I Doing?" EDpuzzle. Plickers - Clickers, Simplified. Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments. How can you prepare students for workplace experiences that don’t exist yet? As an educator in this digital age, that’s one of my biggest challenges. Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn't present. Look at the most innovative technology we have today: iPhone, ChromeBook, Galaxy Note, iMac, or whatever your favorite tool might be. You are literally looking at the worst piece of technology our students will see in their lifetime. Technology will only get better, because we are constantly working to improve it and make it better.

As educators, we need to embrace this reality, and allow our classroom learning experiences to mimic what our students encounter everyday. As the second half of the school year begins, educators around the world share a common focus on preparing our students for standardized testing. This is a free, game-based classroom response system. Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:Seven Keys to Effective Feedback. 13 Concrete Examples Of Better Feedback For Learning. By Grant Wiggins As readers may know, my article on feedback in the September edition of Educational Leadership has been one of the most widely read and downloaded articles of the year, according to ASCD data. That’s gratifying feedback! I blogged about it here, while also providing the longer article I originally provided the editors – they cut my piece in half for publication, as editors are wont to do – and also shared in the blog a wonderful follow-up email from a teacher on how to use the contents of the article.

But numerous people have also written saying that while they liked the piece, they wished that I had provided more specific examples of how to design in such feedback, how it all works in practice. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7th-graders research and discuss the problem of pollution in science class. 6. 7. 5th-grade students are given challenging social studies tasks throughout the year. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Readers: please place your own examples in the comments.