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Assessing Writing: Feedback and Revision

Hello colleagues, In the most recent COABE journal, David Rosen reviews a number of websites that support students and teachers in assessing writing. One of those websites is ELI Review. This site includes a remarkable set of materials to support the teaching and assessing of writing including curricular resources and teacher development ideas. The section on feedback and revision is particularly worth checking out.

The Value of Revision

Hello friends, On a recent vocabulary quiz, two students in my class --for whatever reason-- did not do very well. I had just come across Jennifer Davis Bowman's blog about do-overs While we in adult education do not give grades as Bowman does, she makes some excellent points about the potential value of revision. Bowman says we teachers can emphasize that revision is actually a typical part of life.

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