Read Respond Now Provides Instant Feedback With Answer Explanations

Read & Respond Now Provides Instant Feedback with Answer Explanations

If there’s one thing we love here at Flocab HQ, it’s teacher feedback. (Okay, we also love pie and Spanish lessons, but that’s something else entirely…)

When we launched Read & Respond—our reading passages and prompts tool—this summer, we made it clear that we wanted to hear from you, the awesome educators who use and, in turn, help improve Flocabulary. Already, your feedback has inspired changes.

What's New with Read & Respond?

Now, Read & Respond activities will include explanations for correct answers. Students select their answer and when they confirm it, are provided with an explanation for the correct answer.

Here’s how it works:

Why Make This Change?

When students can get instant feedback, not just that they were correct but also why they were correct, it both helps them articulate their rationale for their answer and further motivates their investment in the content.

This new addition to Read & Respond also provides the perfect opportunity for students to experience the higher-order thinking skills that are essential to the 21st century learner’s toolkit.

What's Next?

Good question. All future Read & Respond activities will have correct answer explanations, and we’re quickly adding them to existing units with Read & Respond, too.

Want to find a Flocabulary unit with Read & Respond to use with your students? Here’s a full list:

As always, we want to hear your thoughts. Drop us a line at info[at]flocabulary.com, send a tweet, or leave comments right within the site with our “Feedback” button. We can’t wait to hear what you think.

Emily Gover

Emily helps lead up Flocabulary's content marketing and community efforts. Outside of the Flocab office, she can be found listening to podcasts, watching Scrubs for the nth time in a row, blogging, traveling, tweeting, or belting out karaoke. She is fluent in memes and gifs, and her favorite Flocab video is "Dracula Junior."

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