Group to Group Feedback
Improving the peer feedback experience is what we strive to do at Peergrade. That’s why we’re always pleased to announce new updates and features. Say hello 👋to group to group feedback*! Submitting assignments as a group has long been a feature of Peergrade but students always needed to review submissions individually. Now, teachers have the […]
Building 21st Century Skills With Peer Feedback
21st century skills are a key set of knowledge, skills, and attitudes which focus on creating the necessary skills to succeed in modern society. These skills have been identified through a collaborative effort between educators, businesses, academics, and government researchers beginning in the 1980s and refined over the last forty years. These 21st century skills […]
How to make the most of classroom discussions
In our Integrating Peer Feedback series we are taking common or not-so-common lesson plans and building in opportunities for peer feedback and collaboration. Making the most of a Discussion Starter Many teachers have tried assigning reading homework to students in preparation for a great discussion, but then have students turn up without having prepared properly. […]
Checking Understanding with Digital Exit Tickets
Exit tickets are a quick formative assessment to check a learners understanding of the days lesson. In the last 5 minutes (give or take a few minutes) of class students are asked to reflect on what they’ve learned, apply their newly required knowledge or give feedback to the teacher on the day’s lesson. For teachers, […]
Why students should be in control of their own learning
At Peergrade it’s no secret that we are huge advocates of putting the learner first, so we were honored when one of the biggest names in the gradeless movement took time out to further discuss student centered learning with us. Not only is Arthur Chiaravalli a public school teacher and founding member of Teachers Going […]
Brainstorming activity with peer feedback
In our Integrating Peer Feedback series we are taking common or not-so-common lesson plans and building in opportunities for peer feedback and collaboration. Get students collaborating from the very beginning by setting up peer feedback for a brainstorming activity. It can be a great way for students to get valuable feedback on whether their idea […]
How self-grading impacts test performance
In this series of blog posts we will dive into the literature around peer review and peer feedback. Each post will summarize the main findings of a different academic paper. “Self-Grading and Peer-Grading for Formative and Summative Assessments in 3rd Through 12th Grade Classrooms: A Meta-Analysis” https://scholars.duke.edu/display/pub1241756 Authors: Carmen E. Sanchez, Duke University Kayla M. […]