Yet the quality and amount of feedback provided to teachers is disappointing. A 2009 study of 12 districts found that 75% of teachers “received no specific feedback about how to improve their practice,” and only 43% actually used feedback to improve instruction.
Why isn’t teacher feedback better?
The short answer: Imparting meaningful feedback is difficult. To offer support, this guide surfaces key elements of effective feedback—the kind that accomplished principals, coaches, and consulting educators use to positively infuence instruction. Furthermore, it addresses these key questions.