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In my last post I shared my plan for trying to get better feedback from my assistant principal’s observation.  Well the observation was this past week and I’d say it went well.  Based on our post-observation conversation, my AP definitely kept my requests for questions in mind and gave me some good feedback and advice […]

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Last week, while students were writing design reports I asked them to use Google Docs to ask for specific feedback on their work as they did it.  See this post and this post for details.  That got me thinking.  If asking for specific feedback is a good way to improve performance, then I should be […]

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My students have become very adept at using Google Docs to collaboratively write reports and build presentations.  Last week I upped the ante a little and asked them to use the comment feature on Google Docs to request feedback from their teammates and respond to their teammates’ requests. I also went through the documents each […]

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The feedback I have been giving on major projects (research papers, proposals, design reports), which account for the majority of my students grades, has been clear and detailed (highlighted rubric and written comments on the paper) but not timely.  It typically takes me a week or more to finish grading projects and students don’t get […]

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