It’s coming up to lunchtime on the first day of our peer feedback experiment, and I’m incredibly excited at how well it is going. We have had about 1000 peer-written statements in so far and I wanted to share some of the best of them with you. If the authors of these are your students, you have the right to feel proud.
- Know what your students know with analytics
From question-by-question detail, through key concept analysis, per-topic progression through the Continue reading “How Yacapaca Boosts Exam Results”
This is a guest post by Mr Chris Coleman, AST for E-Learning, Conyers School & Sixth Form College
As a teacher of ICT, I am always striving to provide opportunities for students to access learning where feedback is not only summative but also personalised and formative. Over the last five years, Yacapaca has proven to play a vital role in the way we assess students and provide grade style feedback. Quizzes have played a Continue reading “Yacapaca Gradebook and Feedback”
I’m talking here particularly about feedback in multiple-choice quizzes.
For correct responses, do…
- extend the student’s Continue reading “How to give formative feedback”
We have always put great stress on the formative value of good feedback in Yacapaca quizzes. There is something about getting instant results that really engages the brain, and that creates a fantastic, but fleeting, opportunity to hit the student with an insight or challenge.
Sometimes this works, but sometimes it does not. I have observed in the classroom, that answering the next question is often more Continue reading “When is the best time to give feedback?”