Preface Acknowledgments Hinges in Action About the Author 1. The Hinge Factor: Feedback Managing Feedback Research on Feedback Feedback for Instruction, Not Only Assessment Small Changes, Positive Gains 2. Positive Deviants The Soup and the Ladle Small Changes, Dramatic Results The Flip Making the Small Changes 3. The Tell-Tale Students Tell-Tale Students Feedback and Goal Setting Feedback: Self Feedback: Effort Feedback From Peers and Feedback to the Teacher Feedback Throughout the Class Feedback in an Instant Feedback Works to Engage A Good Set of Goals Invisible in Plain Sight 4. Learn to Engage Was I That Teacher? Simple Technique: Turn-and-Talk Feedback: Peer Teaching Feedback: The Brain That Changes Itself Simple Technique: Take Notes Feedback: Self, Peer, Teacher Goals to Guide Notes Note-Taking Methods Evaluation Scale or Rubric Feedback Is a Two-Way Street Putting it Together Many Strategies Work 5. Feedback From the Teacher Feedback by Walking Around Feedback to Standards Doctors, Pilots, and English Teachers A Good Set of Goals Prepare to Give Feedback Better Feedback, Better Performance Feedback in the Twenty-First Century Feedback and the Unmotivated Student Changing Grading Habits Feedback in Large Classes What Motivates Us 6. Feedback Changed My Teaching Except The How, Not the What Twenty-First Century Feedback You Don't Need Feedback Until You Need Feedback Feedback for Myself Everybody's Talking at Me Tell-Tale Students, a Hinge Factor, and Positive Deviants References and Resources Index
Learn more about Jane Pollock's PD offerings Jane E. Pollock, Learning Horizon, Inc., specializes in teaching and supervising learning. She provides long-term consulting services to schools worldwide that help them improve student learning and teaching practices. Dr. Pollock is the author of Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time (2007) and the coauthor of Dimensions of Learning Teacher and Training Manuals (1996), Assessment, Grading and Record Keeping (1999), Classroom Instruction That Works (2001), Improving Student Learning One Principal at a Time (2009) and Improving Student Learning by Minding the Gap (2011). She is an adjunct faculty member for various universities in the United States. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Pollock has earned degrees at the University of Colorado and Duke University.
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"With Feedback, Pollock helps teachers, administrators, and coaches by prescribing strategies for creating a culture of feedback. The wonderful instructional tools and clear explanations in this book create a blueprint for developing independent thinkers, engaged students, and high achievers in every classroom."-- Jason Wenschlag, Principal
"Feedback transforms the roles of both the classroom teacher and principal. The teacher becomes a learning coach by providing ongoing feedback to students. This affirms students or allows them to redirect their learning."-- Chris Joch, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
"Captivating and sensible, Feedback offers realistic information about how to motivate the unmotivated learner in your classroom and improve student achievement!"-- Dana L. Ziegler, Primary Teacher