Secret voting avoids peer pressure.
On June 6, 2016 Mrs. Davidson invited her grade 12 English class to work in pairs to write one page short stories. A Feedback Frame was matched with each story. Each one had a 5-star rating scale, plus a flag for bad handwriting.
Each story had a unique title but no author names. Classmates read and secretly rated each other’s stories one by one.
After about 15 minutes the results were revealed and everyone could see their peer evaluation.
The top student authors were celebrated with an applause.
After a few students explained how it felt more honest to have secret and anonymous feedback, without the peer pressure.
Yet another successful application using Feedback Frames to reach agreements fast.