As Rubistar points out: Rubrics are often used to grade student work but they can serve another, more important, role as well: Rubrics can teach as well as evaluate. By outlining what is expected, your students will be able to better evaluate their own progress and make adjustments as needed.

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A Rubric for Effective Edtech Use

An educational technology professor shares a rubric teachers and administrators can use to decide why and how to use edtech tools to improve student learning. Referring to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards for educators, I developed a rubric that will allow teachers to reflect on successful technology integration. Cynthia B. VavasseurAugust 25, 2022  learn more

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Assessment and Rubrics

Kathy Schrock has compiles an entire library of rubrics for portfolio and performance task assessments for everything from Common Core State Standards to CCSS Lesson/Unit Review to Student Web Pages.  learn more

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Creating a Rubric: A Tutorial

This tutorial guides you through the basic steps to create a grading rubric for evaluating student performances, including... What is a Rubric? Why use a Rubric? Steps to Create a Rubric  learn more

General Scoring Rubric For Open-Ended Questions

Here is an example rubric, in this case a general scoring rubric for open-ended questions... Sort papers first into three stacks: good responses (5 or 6 points), adequate responses (3 or 4 points), and inadequate responses (1 or 2 points). Each of those three stacks then can be re-sorted into 2 stacks... Good Responses: * Exemplary=6 points Gives a complete response with a clear, coherent, unambiguous, and elegant explanation; includes a clear and simplified diagram; communicates effectively to the identified audience. shows understanding of the open-ended problem's..ideas and processes; identifies all…  learn more

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RubiStar is a example of the tools available on-line to help teachers create quality rubrics. RubiStar includes a tutorial, numerous examples, and a way of making your rubrics interactive.  learn more

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Rubric to Assess a Rubric

There's even a rubric available to asses your rubrics.  learn more

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Rubrics - an Introduction

Using chocolate chip cookies as an example, this fun video introduces the concept of Rubics for grading. Sorry about the grainy video quality.  learn more

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Rubrics for Teachers

Thank you for taking the time to visit Our goal is to provide teachers with resources and tools that will make their teaching jobs a little bit easier! We update the site daily with new Lesson plans, templates, printables, worksheets and thousands of other classroom-ready resources.  learn more

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What is a Rubric?

A rubric is a criterion referenced assessment tool used to score assignments or performances. Work is scored/graded based on how well the finished product lines up with the criteria listed on the rubric. A rubric is a very powerful device for performance-based assessments, such as oral presentations or projects, but also makes grading essay questions…  learn more