“With regard to feedback, research makes the case for the use of descriptive, criterion-based feedback as opposed to numerical scoring or letter grades without clear criteria. (Butler & Neuman, 1995; Cameron & Pierce, 1994; Kluger & deNisi, 1996)
Through Pinterest, I found this idea for using Twitter as an exit card to have kids reflect on the lesson that day or a project for that week. I’m not sure how one would use it in a middle school classroom with 160 kids, but I like the idea of having exit cards be visible to everyone, not just something that each student writers to the teacher. (From http://classroomsimple.blogspot.com) Will put this one in the hopper and think on it for awhile.
Knowledge Bar Graph for Pre-Assessments
|Okay with this. I know it.||I need some reminders on what this is.||Need to learn this again.|
You can use cake circles (white cardboard, can be found at Michael’s) covered with contact paper as small, individual whiteboards for Ss to write on with dry-erase markers. Can be used to assess student comprehension throughout a lesson.