Here are some brief overviews from Philip Holmes-Smith about formative and summative assessment. The content raises some questions to start having conversations about.
Finding efficient and effective workflow habits and tools to give feedback to students, and receive feedback from them can be an elusive goal.
Mindshift is a favourite professional reading blog I like to use. Recently Katrina Schwartz posted thoughts about feedback that are worthwhile reading and thinking about. There is a link to a very short video where John Hattie again talks about success criteria being more important than a learning intention.
I still think the time spent thinking about and designing both learning intentions and success criteria provide you with a reference to focus your feedback.
It is no secret that I am passionate about student learning portfolios. Setting and reflecting on goals, showcasing learning with audio, video, images and text and then sharing with an audience is a brilliant way to develop a blog.
If you are still coming to grips with this, here is a post from CommonSense Graphite that might help you crystallise your thoughts.
Our very clever Visual Arts teacher is giving feedback to her students in a creative and powerful way. She has used the time lapse tool on the iPad, in a way that has her students reflecting immediately and focused on improving what they already do. Even if it is already brilliant!