TAGS:
Grade Level
Elementary (K – 4)
Middle (5 – 8)
High (9 – 12)
Subject
Band
Topic/Practice
Student Ownership
Effective Feedback
Date
2/13/2015

How Feedback Supports Student Growth
DESCRIPTION
Mr. Kelsey explains how providing feedback supports student growth in his classroom.
  • 1PR - Perform a varied repertoire of music, independently or collaboratively representing diverse genres and cultures and showing expression and technical accuracy at a level that includes more advanced ranges and changes of tempo, key and meter.
  • 2PR - Perform, independently or collaboratively, with good posture producing an appropriate tone quality.
  • 5PR - Read, write and perform rhythmic (including dotted rhythms) and melodic patterns in a variety of meters.
  • 7PR - Demonstrate and use technology and media arts to create, perform and research music.
  • 1RE - Apply multiple criteria to evaluate quality and effectiveness of personal and selected music performances and compositions and identify areas for improvement.
CONFIRM YOUR LEARNING
  • How does Mr. Kelsey make his classroom “safe” for students to make mistakes?
  • How does sharing of student work/performances publicly move the learning forward for everyone?
  • How does Mr. Kelsey encourage his students to do their own thinking?
CONFIRM YOUR PRACTICE
  • What steps do you take to make your classroom “safe” for students to make mistakes?
  • How does public use of student work move the learning forward in your classroom?
  • How does the type and amount of feedback that you provide students help them understand what their next steps are in learning are?
CONFIRM YOUR COMMITMENT
  • What steps will you take to ensure that student feedback is just enough to be actionable?
  • How will you encourage students to do their own thinking?