" Feedback is information given about the observed teacher’s performance. It is much more helpful to provide specific information about what is correct about performance (i.e. catching something done in the right way) than it is to focus primarily on what is incorrect. Providing positive feedback is a sophisticated learned skill that takes quite a bit of practice to be developed. A useful feedback has the following characteristics:
Most importantly, constructive feedback opens the way to a relationship which is built on trust, honesty, and genuine concern. Through such a relationship, the team will have achieved one of the most rewarding experiences that anyone can achieve and will have opened a very important door to personal learning and growth."
Adapted from the Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota