In this brief interview, Principal Paul Martuccio shares insight into how he and the award-winning team at The Public School 13 in D31 NYC DOE create conditions for students to be critical friends through peer assessment. Watch the video below to hear more about what it takes to ensure all students are capable of engaging in meaningful feedback.

Take a moment to reflect on the experiences of the students you work with.

  • What opportunities do learners have to observe and analyze conversations that relate to the standards?
  • How are learners engaged in the co-construction of success criteria?
  • What conditions ensure peer assessment thrives?
  • Do you agree with Paul that we never “arrive,” but can deepen and expand peer assessment and other aspects of the formative assessment process?

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