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.
Purposeful interaction has the potential to double to speed of learning if we teach students how to collaborate with their peers. How are we creating those deliberate opportunities for ideas to collide so students can learn from each other? Read the strategies from the Global Digital Citizen Foundation here.
Southern Tioga School District in the United States have stepped outside of their comfort zone and created a new model for shared leadership within the district. It is innovative and daring...and it is working. Read more here.