Feedback Codes

Nov 1, 2016

Janice Smith

Melanie Forte is hands down one of my favorite teachers to watch in action.  There are three reasons for this: 1) As is the case with many great teachers, it is incredible how many different techniques/moves we can capture in one class period.  She is an expert in doing a lot at once, in a […]

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AP Essay Revisions

Jul 31, 2015

Janice Smith

AP Essay Revisions Samantha Merritt, YES Prep East End We’ve spent a lot of time talking about data in the past, but today’s use of data looks a little bit different.  We LOVE the amount of feedback we saw teachers giving students while visiting YES Prep, especially in the ELA classrooms.  Specific, supportive & critical […]

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Written & Verbal Feedback

May 21, 2015

Janice Smith

While visiting YES Prep, and filming nearly 40 different teachers, we couldn’t help but notice trends.  And this week we want to share with you one of our favorites, which we saw in literally every ELA classroom we captured.  In each, the majority of the lesson was spent with students working (reading, writing, discussing), and the […]

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