It turns out getting feedback from others—especially others with a lot of expertise—can really accelerate your progress when you’re trying to learn something new or improve your skills.
There’s some really great research about the value of feedback whether you are trying to learn a new language, improve your presentation skills, or become a better teacher.
For instance, we at GoReact are fans of Jim Knight (@jimknight99) for his work on the impact of video recording and feedback for teachers and those who coach them. In 2012, he and others published “Record, Replay, Reflect: Videotaped Lessons Accelerate Learning for Teachers and Coaches” in The Learning Forward Journal. Video recordings are essential for a few reasons:
Recording Yourself on Video is a Must