Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction

Glen Pearsall
Engaging & Effective Classroom Practice
Fast, Formative and Practical Assessment Strategies. Improve the quality of feedback that students give and receive as well as reduce your correction load.<b>Receive a ...
Target Audience
Teachers looking to improve the quality of feedback that students give & receive, reduce their correction load or focus on improving assessment & feedback.
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This stand alone sequel to the five-star Easy to Use Feedback and Assessment looks at more practical strategies for eliciting and creating feedback in the time-poor environment of the everyday classroom. Given the demands of teacher workload, it is is crucial that correction is quick to create and that students actively respond to teacher advice. This course provides a wide array of strategies to do just that – ensuring that feedback is fast, formative and frequent.

Audience

Teachers looking to improve the quality of feedback that students give & receive, reduce their correction load or focus on improving assessment & feedback.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Drawing from his own experience as a teacher and coach, Pearsall offers practical, real-world advice in the form of techniques that are both effective and sustainable in the everyday classroom. The result is smarter assessment – for both teachers and students.

Receive a copy of Glen’s new book Fast and Effective Assessment: How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning


This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Face to Face in Australia (NSW) at this time.

Sessions

Session One

2 hours

In this session participants will explore strategies for ensuring that students have a clear sense of what precisely is required of them for work requirements and learning tasks. The emphasis will be on quick easy to use strategies for doing this in a timely fashion. The delivery will involve lots of hands on evaluation of these learning tools.

Session Two

2 hours

in this session we will explore techniques for eliciting evidence from students about where they are on the continuum of learning a specific set of skills and knowledge as well correction techniques for giving students effective formative feedback. Teachers will get to trial these techniques as well as see them demonstrated through videos of actual classrooms.

Session Three

2 hours

In the final part of the session we will explore how to encourage students to take a more active role in the correction cycle – particularly how to ensure that they respond to teacher advice. We will discover a wide range of assessment strategies, examining the subtle adjustments that can nudge students towards better classroom and homework practice.

User Rating

5.0

Latest Reviews

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Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Amazing! I wish I had discovered Glen when I first started teaching.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Perfectly presented. Excellent strategies. Outstanding professional development.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Ben Rice on 11/04/2018

So many excellent ideas and resources, powerfully and clearly delivered. Inspiring and real.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Kate Board on 11/04/2018

Practical tools for correcting students work and encouraging students to act on feedback. Glen is an engaging speaker and an inspiring practitioner.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Jade Gibson on 11/04/2018

An outstanding professional development course. Very practical and very helpful. These techniques will assist me as a Teacher and ultimately my students! I can’t wait to get started and implement these.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Suzanne Stainforth on 11/04/2018

Glen was outstanding. He related information and ideas to all and was exceptionally knowledgeable. Some fantastic ideas.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Nathan LIN on 11/04/2018

Very informative. Many strategies can be used. Wish the presenter was my lecturer when I was at Uni.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Lisa Sun on 11/04/2018

Practical and novel strategies that focus on improvising but also reducing time i.e., efficient strategies, good realistic strategies as opposed to idealistic.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Susan Hagar on 11/04/2018

So informative and Glen presented in a very enthusiastic and interesting way with lots of relevant examples.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Very practical strategies which don’t add too much to workload.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Many thanks for such an refreshing and inspirational presentation. You demonstrated what you were instructing and appreciated your anecdotes which clarified my understanding.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

This has been a very stimulating discussion of useful strategies which will take a long time to digest fully and apply.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Terrific material to use in lessons with a wide variety of use into the classroom.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Greg Friend on 11/04/2018

An uplifting and motivational course.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Loved how many practical strategies were presented. Also, how Glen presented ideas he had picked up from many teachers and scenarios.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Erica Smith on 11/04/2018

Terrific hands on techniques to use with classes. Realistic and effective. Inspirational.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
11/04/2018

Really helpful and practical strategies to incorporate in the classroom.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Katrina Wilkins on 11/04/2018

So good. Low expectations. Loved the tools I have walked away with. High result in information delivery and learning.

Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Tsila Salomon on 11/04/2018
Better Assessment: Improving Feedback, Reducing Correction
by Lecia Leigh on 11/04/2018

Valuable resources. Interesting – can’t wait to try!


About the team


Glen Pearsall

Creator

Glen Pearsall was a Leading Teacher at Eltham High School and a Board member of the Curriculum Assessment Authority. Glen is the co-author of Literature for Life and Work Right and the author of Classroom Dynamics and the best-selling And Gladly Teach.

He works throughout Australia as an educational consultant, specialising in classroom management, engagement and workload reduction strategies for teachers.

He has a particular interest in the work of graduate and pre-service teachers and has worked as a seminar leader and research fellow at the Centre for Youth Research. Glen’s ebook The Top Ten Strategic Questions for Teachers has just been translated into Khmer for Cambodian teachers.

His latest book The Literature Toolbox features over fifty strategies for exploring text.