The Value of Student Feedback.
Superintendent David DeRuosi discusses the value of collecting student feedback in promoting dialogue about student improvement as well as strengthening a building's climate and culture.
Empowering Teachers Through Soliciting Student Feedback.
Fourth grade classroom teacher Ruth Freeman shares ways to collect student feedback, other than surveys. She discusses the role feedback plays in her own personal reflection on instructional practices and the sense of empowerment it affords her students.
Implementing Student Feedback Surveys in Your District.
Superintendent Greg Myers discusses three key questions educators should ask themselves when collecting and reviewing feedback from students on instructional and leadership practices: (1) What are students seeing that affirm and value the work we're doing? (2) What can we learn from students' insights around which we might create new goals for ourselves? (3) How will we use this information going forward? Bringing as many stakeholders to the table when planning for and implementing student surveys will help to make the process as authentic and possible.
Empowering Students Through Soliciting Their Feedback.
Fourth grade classroom teacher Ruth Freeman discusses the sense of empowerment and agency students feel when asked to provide feedback on their experiences in the classroom.
Roundtable Discussion on Implementing Student Feedback Surveys in a District.
Fourth grade classroom teacher Ruth Freeman, Superintendent Greg Myers, Superintendent David DeRuosi and Claire Abbott discuss the importance of involving teachers and principals in the decision to administer student feedback surveys.
This guidance document includes information for schools and districts about how to identify appropriate feedback instruments, recommendations on the use of student and staff feedback in the 5-step evaluation cycle, and a review of alternative methods for collecting feedback from students and educators.