User Story: Social Sciences + Flash Feedback

Seeking inspiration for how to use focused peer review or single criterion assessment in your classroom? In our User Story series, we feature our teacher innovators with examples of student work and feedback from their classrooms. Flash Summary Feedback is most useful early in the writing process Peer review is a great tool for engaging…… Continue reading User Story: Social Sciences + Flash Feedback

Want to Avoid Teacher Burnout? Iterating on Feedback Might Help

Dear teachers, I’ve been chatting with some amazing educators from the South and Midwest this week. It’s part of our effort to spread the word about the Flash + Floop fall pilot. By amazing, I really mean amazing, like a veteran elementary teacher who is the model ELA instructor for her district, and a veteran…… Continue reading Want to Avoid Teacher Burnout? Iterating on Feedback Might Help

How I’m Implementing Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit in My Classroom

What could one author’s quest to avoid his afternoon cookie teach us about habit building in the classroom? Last spring, I read Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, a narrative-rich and comprehensive look at the brain science behind habit formation. And I started to think about how we use the word “habit” in our classrooms.…… Continue reading How I’m Implementing Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit in My Classroom