Feedback Strategies

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Despite the changes in the teaching and learning modalities, gathering evidence of learning through formative assessment and feedback remains one of the most important tasks of teachers. DepEd, through DO 31, series of 2020 outlines these strategies and how we can do it synchronously and asynchronously.

StrategyAsynchronously
Use of email, text, mobile message, social media, LMS
Synchronously 
Use of video call, phone call, live chats
Establish clear learning targets and success criteriaPost the learning targets before the start of a lesson to get learners to think about what they will be learning Share and highlight important details of the learning targets, and then ask learners to explain the targets in their own words
Eliciting useful evidences of learningHave leaders use a paper-based or digital journal to keep a record of what they learn each dayOffer a variety of questions, especially those that will engage learners in deep and critical thinking. In small groups, encourage learners to share their answers and have a conversation
Providing Effective FeedbackRecord and upload an audio/video file containing feedback on learner’s outputs
Send written feedback via email/SMS or mobile message. If necessary, add photographs or screenshots of learner’s outputs to support the feedback
Try using the prompts Good, Great and Growth or roses thorns and buds
Initiate real-time conversation with learners to give feedback about their performance. Highlight details of strengths and areas of improvement 
Try using the prompts Good, Great and Growth or roses thorns and buds
Engaging learners in assessing and improving each other’s workCreate norms for giving peer feedback. Invite learners to share their feedback with each other. 
Try using the prompts Good, Great and Growth or roses thorns and buds
Let learners present their work and have their classmates give constructive feedback. Model effective ways of communicating feedback. 

Feedback Strategies – Habi Plus