“The responses were beyond thorough! Her analyses and recommendations were clear, specific, actionable, personalized - and right on target. I have had many excellent graders on this program, but I have never had one who did such a fantastic job. I will definitely be requesting Ashlyn next time.” - David Narter
Peer review is a winning strategy for teachers and students - if done well. Once teachers understand the basics of peer review and how to do it , implementation challenges are likely to arise. Let's dive into the two biggest challenges and some recommended ways to tackle them.
To implement an effective and engaging peer review framework in the classroom, teachers must make a number of careful choices about what peer review will look like and avoid common pitfalls that hamper the process. Read on to learn how!
Julia is a senior at the University of Cincinnati, studying geography and philosophy. She’s also a cellist, mock trial coach and a stand-out Graider, delivering highly effective feedback to students and teachers across the country.
Sophia is a future lawyer and student champion. As a teen, Sophia watched her mom, a small biz owner, struggle to navigate the legal system. This inspired her passion for law and advocacy work. Read on to see how she's bringing her counsel to The Graide Network this year!
There are standard practices in medicine that make doctors more professional, prepared, and effective that are nowhere to be found in our education system. What if we trained teachers like doctors through residencies, allowed teachers to specialize and collaborate like doctors, and observed teachers in instructional rounds?
The new frontier for teaching is collaboration, but before we can successfully implement a collaborative model, we first have to address the myriad roles of teachers today and the isolation that currently keeps teachers from meeting their full potential.
Ariana graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. She racked up several writing awards and was preparing to start her Master's in Secondary Education in English when her health unraveled overnight.
Carol Jago, a distinguished English teacher, author, and past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, directly addresses a challenge faced by many teachers today …there is so much important work to do and so little time. Read on for her best survival tips from 32 years in the classroom.