Tag: feedback

The Importance of Feedback

Without question, this year has presented numerous challenges and changes in education. This is especially true for English learner (EL) educators and students alike. Cues teachers see from students in the classroom are difficult to see through a computer screen, and bonds teachers build with their students can be difficult to achieve when students and educators are remote. Yet we...

Harnessing the Power of a Teacher’s Pen

I recently asked a group of teachers to reflect on their own experiences as student writers. I asked them to cast their minds back to the time when they were students and recall the kinds of feedback they received about their writing. Here are a few of their comments: • “I would say throughout middle and high school, I only received...
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