I personally think peer editing is a fantastic idea. I don't always have the best grammar in my writing. I normally am able to spell the words correctly but when it comes to commas, I can sometimes be a tad off. After writing a paper, I always send my papers to my wonderful peer and friend, Kelsey Herring. Kelsey always helps give me constructive criticism on how I can improve my writing. In the video, "Peer Editing" I think the points were clearly outlined on how to effectively write a peer review. The tip that really stuck out to me in the video was the message about staying positive. I have a hard time being 100% sweet and nice when peer editing. So by simply starting with a positive point I think my message can go a lot further.
The slide show, "Peer Edit With Perfection Tutorial", displayed some great ideas on how I can stay positive. I will definitely use the example sentences to help my peers in the future. I really do love when someone I know gives me harsh criticism, but if a stranger gave me harsh criticism, I think I would feel differently. I believe peer criticism will help us as future educators.
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