Fast and Effective Feedback: Reducing Correction more quickly as a third-stage tool

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.

Discuss techniques for reducing written correction and encouraging students to takea more active role in the correction cycle. Explore practical techniques for correctingwork more quickly, as well as reducing the total amount of work needed to bemarked. One key element of this process is using third-stage correction tools whichensure students play a role in reviewing their own and their peers work, and ensuringstudents more readily take up your advice.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn activities and routines for marking student work in a timely fashion.
  • Explore technology that helps teachers quickly collate, assess and respond tostudent work.
  • Learn how to identify what elements of marking can be given to students toself- or peer-correct.
  • Discuss how to create feedback so that students are morelikely to act on that advice immediately.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019FAE
Session Session 3 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Discuss techniques for reducing written correction and encouraging students to takea more active role in the correction cycle. Explore practical techniques for correctingwork more quickly, as well as reducing the total amount of work needed to bemarked. One key element of this process is using third-stage correction tools whichensure students play a role in reviewing their own and their peers work, and ensuringstudents more readily take up your advice.

Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learn activities and routines for marking student work in a timely fashion.
  • Explore technology that helps teachers quickly collate, assess and respond tostudent work.
  • Learn how to identify what elements of marking can be given to students toself- or peer-correct.
  • Discuss how to create feedback so that students are morelikely to act on that advice immediately.