Evaluate 1 – Quality Feedback

Create: In your blog, provide or create a student work sample and accompanying feedback that showcases some of the expectations listed below and offers a sound example of quality, authentic feedback. In particular, your feedback should demonstrate the bulleted items below. Instructor clearly strives to assist all students in meeting and exceeding expectations and considers feedback as the cornerstone of that success.

Encouraging, customized feedback which propels the student to strive for better performance or for deeper thought and application.

Student data drives the feedback provided as individual feedback, as well as the class as a whole.

Teacher is not only assessing current progress on individual items, but is also analyzing each student’s continuous progress from grade item to grade item.

Instructor clearly strives to assist all students in meeting and exceeding expectations and considers feedback as the cornerstone of that success.

Artifact: Provide a student work sample and accompanying feedback.

Answer: Why is it important for an instructor to consider student performance data when providing feedback?  How can feedback be both observational and instructional?

Link to student work sample with feedback

It is important to include student performance data when providing feedback because it adds support to your feedback. For example, in my student feedback I mentioned to the student that she had done a great job with being detailed in 2 of 3 tasks. The one task that the student lacked in depth information directly correlated with a ticket out the door question which this student did not get right. If the student can see a correlation between their work and assessments they will be more apt to change.  Feedback can be both observational and instructional by including what you have noticed during class time. For example, I congratulated this student on being a part of a great discussion during the  collaboration portion of the lesson.

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