1 – Grade with confidence
Grading a stack of student writings can be intimidating. You want the marks to be accurate and fair, whether it’s the first text you read or the last. You also know students want a clear idea of why writings get different grades. Scribo makes all this easier and increases teachers confidence with tools for moderating grades, comparing writings and reviewing summaries.
2 – Make Feedback Fast & Effective
Teacher feedback is one of the most powerful ways to improve student writing. It can also take lots of time. Even more disappointing is when all that effort disappears or is under- valued by students. Scribo speeds up the feedback process with talk-to-text and the ability to send comments to individuals or the class. All with one click or less. Best of all, every piece of feedback is collected and builds a rich picture of student ability and growth over time.
3 – Get data-informed insights on Students’ Skills
Most teachers have an idea what students need to do to improve their writing. Often it’s some like using more varied sentences, expanding vocabulary or better structuring their paragraphs. Scribo quickly analyses texts across these and other aspects so teachers’ can combine their instincts with data insights to confidently focus on areas for improvement.
4 – Target Teaching Before Reading
Teachers grade student writings for many reasons. One of the most valuable outcomes is the collected insights gained by reading a class set of texts. Teachers learn about student strengths as well as areas for improvement. Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could get these insights without reading all those papers?This is EXACTLY what Scribo does for all teachers whose students compose extended texts. Within minutes of feeding a class set of writings into Scribo, it identifies strengths and skill gaps as well as generates a full suite of interactive resources you can use for targeted teaching. Now you have samples of student work that illustrate the very teaching points you want to make.
5 – Save Time at Every Step
What are the steps of your writing process: drafting, peer feedback, targeted instruction, grading, feedback, revision? Scribo simplifies, speeds up, and makes each step more effective. Teachers can reclaim precious time by using Scribo for one or all these steps.