You’re an instructor who wants better for your students – better feedback, better revision, better writing. Here are 12 reasons why Eli Review is the tool to help you make that happen and why it belongs on your next booklist.
#12: Writers learn from other writers.
#11: Writers learn by revising.
#10: Learning is visible in revision plans prior to final drafts.
#9: Writers learn to revise because of helpful feedback.
#8: Writers get helpful feedback when instructors teach reviewers to give it.
#7: You can’t teach what you can’t see.
#6: Teachers are more effective when they can see students’ thinking.
#5: Review engages students in reading drafts critically and gets them thinking about peers’ writing strategies.
#4: Peer learning requires student engagement.
#3: Writing and reviewing small bits encourages targeted feedback and helps students revise.
#2: More feedback and revision produce better writers.
#1: Becoming better reviewers makes students better writers.
While we could go on, what these 12 reasons have in common is that Eli Review is pedagogy: it’s not magic, and it’s not a robot. It gives you tools for:
- assigning rapid cycles of feedback and revision
- designing targeted reviews
- coaching feedback and revision
- being an evidence-based teacher
For college instructors, getting Eli Review in your class is as easy as putting it on your syllabus. It is a subscription-based service and students can buy subscriptions on their own as they would a textbook. You can even ask your bookstore to carry Eli Review subscription cards: just give the manager our ISBN (9780692476123) or contact [email protected] for more information.
For departmental adoptions at K-12 or higher-ed institutions, we negotiate pricing and subscription methods; collaborate on devising a series professional development opportunities for your staff; and partner with you in conducting research on the work students and instructors are doing in the system.