Great read. Meaningful feedback help calibrate teacher expectations & student intentions so that deep learning can happen.
In last week’s post Tools-of-the-Trade to Make your Online Teaching Even Better I reviewed various tools that help online educators make a connection with students by using media other than text to deliver guidance and instructions to students in online classes. In this post I focus on how educators teaching online [and face-to-face] can use ed-tech tools effectively to provide formative and summative feedbackto their students. I’ve included several resources and examples of ed-tech tools in this post in a case study format featuring both online and face-to-face educators describing their methods.
The Case for Formative Feedback
Formative feedback in some cases is more valuable to student learning than the final assessment. For instance, when a final grade comes later in the course session the student is not as receptive to feedback, and often focuses on the grade not the feedback. Formative…
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