A Fresh Look at Rubrics<br />Classroom Formative Assessment for the 21st Century Classroom<br />April 6, 2009<br />
Target<br />Understand the function and utility of rubrics<br />Teacher-friendly rubric creation that’s also student-friendly<br />Feedback v. grading<br />Connection to the Seven Strategies<br />
The indispensable conditions for improvement are that the student comes to hold a concept of quality roughly similar to that held by the teacher, is able to monitor continuously the quality of what is being produced during the act of production itself, and has a repertoire of alternative moves or strategies from which to draw at any given point.<br />Sadler, 1989<br />
Self-Assessment Rubrics<br />They are general, rather than task specific<br />They use descriptive language that helps students see what they are doing right as well as what needs work<br />They are analytic rather than holistic in structure, if they are intended to address a complex or multidimensional learning target<br />
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