Rebecca Brett Harris

Tips for giving whole-class feedback

Teachers have increasingly been turning their backs on writing personal comments as the practical benefits of addressing the entire classroom become ever more of a draw. Rebecca Brett Harris is exploring how to do it

How to give whole-class feedback

In a socially distanced classroom, personalised feedback is tricky. It’s not just that the increased physical space required between teacher and pupil makes it difficult to assess work on the go and to offer feedback in real time to the individual – the lack of proximity also affects the relational aspects of individualised feedback: personalised feedback feels less personal.

So, should everyone be shifting to whole-class feedback instead? Many teachers were already using it pre Covid-19 as a workload solution and because they believed whole-class feedback made for better feedback. It now ...

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