How receiving and producing feedback trains different skills
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, find all the research summaries here. “Rethinking feedback practices in higher education: a peer review perspective” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02602938.2013.795518 Authors: David Nicol, Department of Education Enhancement, University […]
In depth feedback is necessary for tech students – here’s why
Giving feedback to your tech students gives them that extra edge in the workforce Today, more than 11.5 million workers in the USA are employed by the tech industry with, according to CompTIA, a further 200,000 new jobs set to be created every year. The salaries are high and roles varied, so it’s understandable that […]
8 new ways to use peer feedback
We’ve compiled a book of 8 activities that are perfect if you’re looking for a new way to use Peergrade or just looking to get inspired about how peer feedback can be incorporated into assignments. These activities were inspired by familiar activities that we’ve all used ourselves as either teachers or students. Now, we’ve updated […]
How to further the conversation for current events in the classroom
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. It’s beyond time to update the old current events lesson plan! Current events activities usually end in a pile of reading for the teacher or an afternoon of presentations with no valuable […]
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 option when […]
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. […]