Geoff Petty discusses how teachers deliberately taking a back seat and letting students assess their peers' work, using ‘'model answers' or 'worked solutions', can be so rewarding for their learning and lead to a marked improvement in their performance.
Geoff Petty is author of Teaching Today and Evidenced Based Teaching and has trained staff in more than 300 colleges and schools. This article first appeared in InTuition - the quarterly journal for members of The Society for Education and Training (SET).
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