Annotate PRO Makes Me a Better ESL Instructor

One instructor’s experience teaching English to native Spanish and Portuguese speakers and using Annotate PRO to deepen and improve feedback.

What Makes for “Substantive” Interaction With Students?

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Real and Substantive Interaction (RSI) is a term created by the US Congress, in 1992, to block correspondence schools from receiving federal student aid. These schools were shown to have excessive student loan default rates vs. US...

It Isn’t Feedback Without a Shared Goal

We've all received useless, incoherent, destructive, or extremely late feedback at one point or another. Sometimes all at once. In my first GE performance review, right after college, I received a “4” on a 1 to 5 scale. When I asked my manager what I could do to...

Embracing the AI Revolution: How Educators Can Harness AI to Give Better Feedback

The educational landscape is undergoing a seismic shift with rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies. Throughout history, some educators have met technological innovations with skepticism and resistance before eventually...

11trees Announces the School Resources Edition Service

Austin, TX – July 1, 2020 –11trees LLC, an EdTech company helping scale 1-to-1 engagement, today announced the general availability of the School Resources Edition Library, a service to help schools connect students with the wide array of academic, financial, career...

What does Canopy do for you? One instructor’s view…

Online education relies on discussion boards to simulate classroom conversation by asking students to read a text and post a series of responses, both original and in dialogue with peers.  While discussion boards can be extremely valuable, they can also be frustrating...

Learn about Checklists! Annotate Pro December 2023 webinars…

Join a December 2023 Annotate PRO info session and get AP+ free for 3 months.

Tips for Library Design

Tyler Wenzel is the organizational brains behind the structure of many of 11trees' licensable Libraries as well as over half a dozen Libraries custom designed for 11trees’ clients. Here he shares some of his top tips for designing an easy-to-navigate Library. In 2018,...

11trees Sponsors the 2023 Western Regional Legal Writing Conference

The law is complicated. Feedback shouldn't be. For many years 11trees has aided Legal Writing professors with its Legal Writing Edition Library for Annotate PRO. Collaboration and continual improvement are at the core of our mission as a company that helps educators...

Annotate PRO vs Canvas Comment Banks (Libraries)

One of Annotate PRO’s (AP) greatest strengths is its ability to work almost anywhere you can insert text. You’re not tied to using it inside a single LMS or app. AP particularly shines through in its integration with Canvas LMS with unique features like student...

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Peer Review — Results of a Survey of Educators

Peer Review — Results of a Survey of Educators

We want to thank the forty-four educators who took the time to respond to our survey about the peer review process. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the raw data and break down the common themes from the responses. About the Respondents About three-quarters of...

Annotate PRO vs Canvas Comment Banks (Libraries)

Annotate PRO vs Canvas Comment Banks (Libraries)

One of Annotate PRO’s (AP) greatest strengths is its ability to work almost anywhere you can insert text. You’re not tied to using it inside a single LMS or app. AP particularly shines through in its integration with Canvas LMS with unique features like student...

Canopy Success Story: Respond to Two by…

Canopy Success Story: Respond to Two by…

It's 8 pm on a Thursday. Your students submitted their discussion prompts in Canvas LMS earlier in the week. By 8 pm on Thursday, they needed to reply to two classmates. I don't need to set the scene any further. You've been there. You know how tedious it is to sort...