Feedback Essentials Whether feedback is just there to be grasped or is provided by another person, helpful feedback is goal-referenced; tangible and transparent; actionable; user-friendly (specific and personalized); timely; ongoing; and consistent. Goal-Referenced Effective feedback requires that a person has a goal, takes action to achieve the goal, and receives goal-related information about his or her actions. I told a joke—why? To make people laugh. I wrote a story to en
Feedback vs. Advice › You need more examples in your report. › You might want to use a lighter baseball bat. › You should have included some Essential Questions in your unit plan. These three statements are not feedback; they're advice. Such advice out of the blue seems at best tangential and at worst unhelpful and annoying. Unless it is preceded by descriptive feedback, the natural response of the performer is to wonder, "Why are you suggesting this?" As coaches, teachers, a
1) A farmer counted 196 cows in th field. But when he rounded them up, he had 200. 2) I put my root beer in a square glass. Now it's just beer. 3) Q: What kind of tree could a math teacher climb? A: Geometry 4) Never say “N factorial,” simply scream “N” at the top of your lungs. 5) Q: Expand (a+b)^n.
Solution: (a+b)^n ( a + b ) ^ n ( a + b ) ^ n ( a + b ) ^ n 6) Q: What do you call an angle that is adorable? A: Acu
1. Listen. Empathize. Give minimal advice. Giving advice might make you feel good. Yet every time you offer it, you are sending your child the message that he cannot solve his problems himself. Be a sounding board, not a solution giver, and you will find your child returning back for more. 2. Welcome your child's friends. You want her hanging out at home right? Ensure snacks are available and greet her friends with a smile when they visit unexpectedly. 3. Do not try remaking