Read stories about teachers that have used Peergrade and maximized the learning potential for their students.

Peer Learning in Executive Education at INSEAD

INSEAD works hard to maintain their reputation as “The Business School for the World”. They educate participants across campuses in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East with a world-renowned faculty from over 40 countries. They have been educating business professionals since 1957 and their dedicated focus to graduate level and executive education has earned them […]

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School
INSEAD
Location
France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi

Building Confidence in Peer Feedback

Utrecht University is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands and has distinguished itself by producing 12 Nobel Prize laureates. These days it is home to 7 faculties with 49 bachelor programs and 147 master programs. UU educates over thirty-thousand students in both Dutch and English degree programs. Utrecht’s long history has not kept […]

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School
Utrecht University
Location
Netherlands

Game and Web Design with Peer Feedback

In an ideal world, there would be enough class time for students to present their projects to the entire class get feedback and have the teacher hand grade each project. Unfortunately, very few teachers live in this ideal world where there is time for everything. Steve Floro teaches Game and Web Design to high school […]

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School
Perry High School
Subject Area
Technology
Location
USA

Feedback Rubrics for the Visual Arts

Rebecca Recco teaches Visual Arts in San Jose, California. She’s been an advocate for peer feedback throughout her 18 years as an educator. Throughout the years, peer feedback has taken many forms for her including detailed worksheets, rubrics, and even post-it notes. As an art teacher, Rebecca finds two main reasons for using peer feedback. […]

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School
Cindy Avitia High School
Subject Area
Art
Location
USA

Peer Critique in Project-Based Learning

With Project-based learning students are active learners, engaging and applying their knowledge to real-world problems. It also encourages natural collaboration and feedback, including peer feedback. Sarah Rivera uses project-based learning in her high school science classes in Ohio. While gathering materials, building experiments and making observations students in science class are engaging in skills beyond […]

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School
Perry High School
Subject Area
Science / STEM
Location
USA

Peer review in high school science

Peer review is a long held practice in the sciences to validate scientific claims put forth in academic papers. However, the peer review process doesn’t need to be reserved for those at the Ph.D. level, high school students are more than capable of participating in the peer review process. Tony Jones is a science and […]

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School
Taradale High School
Subject Area
Science
Location
New Zealand

Connecting International Classrooms with Peergrade

Josh Fitkin teaches 7th grade Language Arts in Des Moines, Iowa or as he likes to call it an International Language class. His language arts class went international this past year with a pen pal program between his class at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Iowa and a school with the same name in Belleville, […]

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School
St. Joseph's Catholic School
Subject Area
Language Arts
Location
USA