2021-2022 Winner

Short Answer

Peer feedback for increased student engagement and deeper learning

United States of America
Award Level:
Catalyst Award

Project Description

Short Answer leverages peer-driven formative assessment to close the feedback time gap and increase student agency in grades 6-12. On the Short Answer platform, students construct responses to teacher-generated questions, compare and provide feedback on peer answers, and converse as a class to deepen understanding of material. Short Answer is grounded in best practices of formative assessment, empowering teachers to make more informed instructional decisions, engage their students, and reduce achievement gaps.

Meet Our Team

Adam Sparks

Graduate student, Stanford University

Ben Thier

Graduate student, Stanford University

Alexa Sparks

Senior Software Engineer, WP Engine

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