Tom Daccord of EdTechTeacher explains the importance of anonymous feedback from students not only to gauge their academic progress, but also to identify underlying social and emotional issues that might impede learning. He provides strategic prompts, illustrative stories, and useful tools to assist educators in assisting the whole child.
Tom Daccord is an international education technology consultant and co-founder of EdTechTeacher. Over the past 18 years, he has worked with more than 10,000 educators in schools and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Tom is the co-author of Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology and The iPad Classroom and his articles have appeared in various educational publications. He has presented on school innovation and educational technology at national and international conferences and helps guide systemic reform in schools using technology via his “Innovation Readiness & Pathways” program for 21st-century school leadership. A former independent school teacher, Tom taught in Canada, France, Switzerland, and the United States and speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian. Tom currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.