Using an Automated Writing Feedback Tool: Insights on Ecree for Students and Families
- Ecree likely improved the quality of students’ writing, especially for students with less advanced writing skills at the start of the school year.
- Teachers and students found Ecree was easy to use and helped students improve their writing.
- Some students may be overwhelmed by Ecree’s feedback about their writing.
This brief aims to help middle and high school students and their families learn about Ecree, an automated feedback tool that supports student writing in the classroom. The brief summarizes key takeaways from a study of Ecree in grade 8–11 English language arts classrooms during the 2021–2022 school year.