Diary Date: CAPH Spring Conference - Wednesday 13th March 2024 with Dr Pooky Knightsmith and Jo Bradley

EduSuite: Staff meeting starters – sign up to receive them for free (if you haven’t already)

For those of you who have signed up to the staff meeting starters we hope you are enjoying your free access. For anyone who has not yet used the staff meeting starters from CAPH preferred partner, EduSuite, why not take a look today?

This week’s release is: The danger of using praise in feedback. Various research studies have shown that feedback focused on praise is the least effective, but often the one most used by teachers. Carol Dwek found that pupils who received praise were less likely to challenge themselves to more difficult tasks and risk failure, and thereby kept looking smart. However, feedback on strategies used in an activity meant pupils were more likely to come up with workable solutions. Those who received feedback on their effort, reported greater enjoyment – even after failure – than pupils who were praised on a task. This staff meeting starter encourages a discussion about the types and impact of feedback given to pupils in your school.

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