Sunday, August 24, 2008

Why Are Rubrics Needed In The Classroom?

1. A rubric helps instructors define excellence and shows students what level they must achieve.
2. A good rubric helps teachers to be accurate, detailed, unbiased and consistent.
3. A good rubric tells students how to evaluate their own work. 4. A good rubric communicates goals and results to students, parents, you, and others.

Click on Teachnology.net.
It is a user-friendly site that provides step-by-step directions for generating rubrics for a wide variety of situations.

How do you grade student work using rubrics?
Use the language provided in the descriptors that represents the quality of work the student turned in. Want to know more? The door is open. Stop by Room 111.

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