Fast and Effective Feedback: Practical Questioning Techniques for Eliciting and Responding to your Students

Details

Providing helpful feedback and creating meaningful assessment tasks while keepingup with correction and managing a successful work–life balance is one of thebiggest challenges of teaching. You will investigate practical strategies for balancingthese demands, offering teachers fast, formative strategies for providing feedbackand assessing student performance in the time-poor environment of the everydayclassroom. 

Participants will explore:

  • strategies for accelerating the speed at which you mark work
  • strategies for giving and receiving feedback so that student mistakes can beaddressed quickly in class rather than through laborious written correction
  • methods for reducing the volume and extent of your correction
  • techniques for encouraging students to take a more active role in the feedbackprocess, and to more readily act on your assessment advice so that your timespent marking has maximum impact.

Explore how making small adjustments to your questioning technique takeslittle additional preparation time but can have a profound effect on student outcomes. Discuss a score of practical techniques for eliciting and responding to yourstudents as a whole class and one on one. Emphasis will be given to the everyday challenges of questioning: offering strategies for helping students reluctant to answerquestions or who offer incorrect responses, dealing with interruptions, eliciting moredetailed answers and addressing student who dominate class discussion.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn how to foster fuller participation in class discussion.
  • Discuss techniques for addressing interruptions.
  • Learn how to sequence questions effectively.
  • Explore strategies for eliciting more thorough “evidentiary reasoning“ from students of all abilities.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019DAE
Session Session 1 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Day Day 2
Strand Assessment

Providing helpful feedback and creating meaningful assessment tasks while keepingup with correction and managing a successful work–life balance is one of thebiggest challenges of teaching. You will investigate practical strategies for balancingthese demands, offering teachers fast, formative strategies for providing feedbackand assessing student performance in the time-poor environment of the everydayclassroom. 

Participants will explore:

  • strategies for accelerating the speed at which you mark work
  • strategies for giving and receiving feedback so that student mistakes can beaddressed quickly in class rather than through laborious written correction
  • methods for reducing the volume and extent of your correction
  • techniques for encouraging students to take a more active role in the feedbackprocess, and to more readily act on your assessment advice so that your timespent marking has maximum impact.

Explore how making small adjustments to your questioning technique takeslittle additional preparation time but can have a profound effect on student outcomes. Discuss a score of practical techniques for eliciting and responding to yourstudents as a whole class and one on one. Emphasis will be given to the everyday challenges of questioning: offering strategies for helping students reluctant to answerquestions or who offer incorrect responses, dealing with interruptions, eliciting moredetailed answers and addressing student who dominate class discussion.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn how to foster fuller participation in class discussion.
  • Discuss techniques for addressing interruptions.
  • Learn how to sequence questions effectively.
  • Explore strategies for eliciting more thorough “evidentiary reasoning“ from students of all abilities.