Microsoft forms for feedback

At the end of teaching units I often give my students the opportunity to provide feedback. This information really helps me understand what students like, and point out areas of improvement.

Recently, I’ve been trialling Microsoft forms for these feedback quizzes. I’ve been very impressed with just how easy these forms are to make and distribute. Importantly, the mobile view and accessibility is outstanding. The best feature of using these … Read more

Teacher Literacy and Numeracy Test Results:

The Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students is designed to assess initial teacher education students’ personal literacy and numeracy skills. Well trained, skilled and knowledgeable teachers provide the foundation for a high quality education system in which every Australian student receives excellent teaching.

To ensure teachers are well equipped to meet the demands of teaching and assist higher education providers, teacher employers and the general public to … Read more

Student Feedback

A valuable way to assess our strengths and weaknesses as teachers, is to receive feedback directly from your class. Below is a sample of feedback from my two Year 10 Science classes at Kadina Memorial School.

1. What do you like best about Mr. Andrews teaching?
2. What are Mr. Andrews strengths as a teacher?
3. What suggestions do you have to improve Mr. Andrews teaching?

While most of the … Read more