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Part 1: Stop Grading Everything

Objective: Learn strategies and explore tools and resources to help you curate a library of go-to activities that decrease your prep time and increase student engagement. 

Now that you have integrated formative assessments into your learning routine, let’s explore how you will provide quick, meaningful, actionable, targeted feedback. All while saving time!

Verbal feedback

Start conversations among students as they complete their work. Encourage them to “peek” at each others work and ask questions.

Provide accountable talk sentence stems to get conversations started.

I disagree with ______________ because _____________.

The reason I believe ____________ is ________________.

One difference between my idea and yours is __________________.

More accountable talk strategies.

Recorded audio feedback

Mote Use the Mote Chrome extension to add verbal recorded feedback to any Google product!

Microsoft Flip Use Flip (formerly FlipGrid for audio or audio/video responses)

Single-Point Rubrics

6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric by Danah Hashem

Peer Feedback

Teaching Kids to Give and Receive Quality Peer Feedback by Paige Tutt