Tag: Writing

If You Fail Kids, That’s on You. Here’s Some Ways to Prevent it

“Ms. Charles won’t let people fail.” As a teacher, I had a virtually unheard of pass rate and my sophomores were also doing research and reading primary source material daily, ¬†and they also wrote daily. I worked at a comprehensive, large, integrated public school. About two thirds of my students are ELL and a little

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What is good feedback?

We suck at giving constructive feedback. People tend to either believe constructive means “fixing mistakes” only or only giving nice compliments. Good feedback is neither, good feedback helps people to develop independent processes to improve, it helps them find themselves and understand how to work with their own strengths and weaknesses. Good feedback is not

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