Hands up if you’ve been properly trained on giving feedback on students’ writing… Yep, not many of us.
Ahmar Mahboob gives a valuable insight into the most effective approach. Below are some links where you can get a more in depth look at his approaches. Is peer assessment any good? How and when should we focus on grammar?
Also, we have a saucy classroom story from @michaelegriffin (find him at eltrantsreviewsreflections.wordpress.com) about an unexpectedly forward question from a student. You can get involved too by sending your story to me (details at www.mastersofTESOL.com)
Music: Les Juanitos – “Black Samba”
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