The power of feedback we know has the potential to double the speed of learning. How can we grade and assess in a way that provides hope to all students? Feedback must entice students to act on it-Do your practices do that? Read more here.
One of the big determinants of what students do with feedback. Students with a growth mindset (they believe that ability can grow through effort) attend to feedback and put it to work. Students with a fixed mindset (they believe ability is fixed and unchangeable) avoid or ignore feedback. Read more here.
Amsterdam. Professor Brummelman found that praising, especially the wrong sort of praising, might actually be bad for children, especially those with low self-esteem. Similar to Carol Dweck he says "Focus on children's effort and strategies that might help them persist in the face of failure and it might help them seek challenges". Read more here.