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Reflecting on peer-to-peer feedback

I was brainstorming with a teacher the other day about the age old question: how do we get students to give each other quality feedback of their work? Far too often I’ve seen students only dish the stock comments – good job, awesome, really cool, etc. When I taught writing it was difficult to coax… Continue reading Reflecting on peer-to-peer feedback

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I work in EdTech, but I’m not a tech guy

Tech and EdTech are not mutually exclusive, but there is a distinction between the two. At least there is to me. The thing about EdTech is that the name should really change, because technology is practically invisible in daily society, and should be in our schools. Try this little experiment: ask a student what type… Continue reading I work in EdTech, but I’m not a tech guy