One of my core beliefs is that provocative quotes and images can push teachers to rethink their practices in fundamental ways. I work hard to pair the two -- and then to use those quotes and images in the professional development work that I do.
This image -- which is a hand drawn graphic -- pushes teachers to think carefully about the characteristics of meaningful classroom feedback. Specifically, it highlights a key component of the best feedback: That it involves students actively in the process of measuring their OWN progress towards mastery. It would be the perfect conversation starter in a building that wanted to move from a culture of grading to a culture of feedback.
Print it out and turn it into a wall poster for your faculty lounge. Include it in a presentation that you are giving to your staff. Make it a centerpiece in your main office as a reminder to both parents and students of the school that you are trying to create.
The file that you are purchasing is a PNG image file that can be easily incorporated into PowerPoint slides.