Looking to add a few digital power tools to enhance student learning? Try combining a productive tech tool with insightful feedback and amp up the learning curve (and the effect size! ) The essential message is that the most valuable feedback focuses on helping the students improve (Clarke and Hattie).
When learning, students must be able to answer three imperative questions. Where am I going?, How am I going there?, and Where will I go next? Then, if teachers can thoughtfully integrate a few engaging and proven tech tools, their concerted efforts will greatly empower students’ learning capacity and interest. Check out the " Digital Ideas to Fine-Tune Feedback" below.
Check for Understanding- Student to Teacher
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Goal Setting and Providing Comments
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Hattie, John. “What Works Best?” 2020.
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Lieberman, Mark. “Discussion Boards: Valuable? Overused? Discuss.”2019.
TeachThought Staff. “How To Add Feedback To Student Writing On GoogleDocs”. March, 2019.