Teachers from Percy Baxter Middle School found that peer coaching can only be effective when a supportive environment is established and students are able to develop the appropriate skills.
- A supportive classroom environment is required in order for peer feedback to be effective.
- Peer feedback must be modeled and practiced.
- Both teachers and students agree that peer feedback must be accurate.
- Why might students be reluctant to engage in peer feedback?
- What does a supportive classroom environment ‘look like’?
- To what extent do our assessment practices create a supportive environment in our classrooms and school that would allow for effective peer feedback?