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Fantastic Feedback in Google Classroom

ICE Conference I recently had the pleasure of speaking on the topic of Orange Slice Teacher Rubric at the Indiana Connected Educators conference. It was a quick, 30-minute session but it is sometimes refreshing to present just on one focused tool and the implications for the classroom instead of multiple directions. I'm personally connected to the Orange Slice Teacher Rubric Google Docs add-on as the creator is not only a colleague of mine but is a friend. Matt Buchanan is a blessing to our school district as he has transitioned from the physics classroom to our data analyst. His experience as a mechanical engineer and as a classroom teacher gives him a unique perspective as he pursues solutions for our staff.  Why did Matt ultimately create Orange Slice? He wanted to create an easy, effective means for feedback within a Google Doc. It is proven that readily given feedback is a powerful means to help students learn. Orange Slice is not just a rubric builder, it allows the user to…