Melissa: Ten Responses
Because writing is personal, it’s difficult to grade. Teacher feedback shapes students’ perceptions of their strengths and weaknesses as writers. It’s challenging to grade a massive stack of essays while being mindful of this truth. In this post, read about ten tips for responding to student writing in a way that honors their internal dialogue.
Lauralee: Three Guidelines
It might be tempting to mark up a student’s paper, but students might be overwhelmed. Instead, follow these three guidelines when providing feedback for student writing: don’t simply edit, set goals, and provide a big picture. Read more about students’ internal dialogue and student writing here.