Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects

“I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better.” – Elon Musk This year I am teaching college English language learners reading and writing.  My students submit their work on Canvas. My students are language learners and pointing out their […]

Goal: Seek Feedback from Your Learners

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “It seems that teachers and students can be blithely, blissfully unaware that they have different interpretations for the things being said in class. Sooner or later though, they experience a rude shock.” – Easley and Zwoyer (1975) Goal: Seek feedback from your learners about how […]

Fostering Meaningful Peer Collaboration with Digital Tools

Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go! It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. —Napoleon Hill We believe in students learning from and with each other, but effective collaboration rarely takes place in most schools. Students rarely […]

Goal: Seek Feedback

Part of the Goals 2010 Challenge Series, Goal 20 I remember watching a Dateline episode in which they videotaped several teachers and found that many called on boys more than girls. Apparently, the boys were also praised more. You can read the study, Co-ed Classrooms Favor Boys, to form your own opinions. What I thought […]