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

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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Institution
Taradale High School
Academic Field
Science

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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Institution
St. Joseph's Catholic School
Academic Field
Middle School
Course
Language Arts

What can math students learn from peer feedback?

The idea of using Peergrade and peer assessment first appealed to Søren Mygind as a way to save time in the grading and feedback process; being more efficient seems to always be a goal for Søren and his fellow teachers.  He was also starting to notice that his feedback for students was becoming repetitive and […]

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Institution
Køge Gymnasium
Academic Field
High School
Course
Math

Digital Media and Peer Feedback

What is a movie without an audience? James Macintyre teaches Digital Media at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester (UK). By using Peergrade to introduce peer feedback into the course, James has given his students the chance to be the audience for one another’s work.  In James’ Creative Arts for Theatre and Film course, students use Final […]

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Institution
University for the Creative Arts
Academic Field
Digital Media
Course
Creative Arts for Theatre and Film

Getting Students on Board with Peer Feedback

Teachers are encouraged to constantly create and innovate to keep their lessons engaging and relevant, but students do not always react positively to change. Jennifer Boyle, a Social Studies teacher from the Denver Center for International Studies, knows this all too well: Anytime I try anything new with students there’s always this freak out, like […]

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Institution
Denver Center of International Studies
Academic Field
High School
Course
Social Studies

Peer review for teaching teachers

Amber Walraven is Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education in Radboud Teachers Academy in The Netherlands. She teaches general didactics and teaching methodology and conducts research in the field of professional development for educators. With a deep understanding of the research behind peer feedback, she started using Peergrade to help her students understand criteria better […]

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Institution
Graduate School of Education in Radboud Teachers Academy
Academic Field
Teacher Training
Course
Design and Research

Peer feedback for Kahoot! quizzes and mind maps

Christopher Cole is the Educational Technology Coordinator at Strake Jesuit College in Texas, where he also teaches Theology. Chris teaches a flipped classroom where lectures are pre-recorded to be watched at home and class time is used for activities. This setup allows him to experiment with innovative new methods of teaching including peer feedback. Chris uses Peergrade in […]

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Institution
Strake Jesuit College
Academic Field
Theology
Course
Rohan and Gondor