The use of rubrics is growing as
a viable means of evaluating students' performances. Explore the
growing number of excellent Internet resources on this subject:
When? Why? How? Connecting the Pieces (from Government of
Saskatchewan) - Was written in response to teacher interest in
gaining increased understanding of the use of a variety of assessment
Rubrics? - Discussion of what a rubric is, why use one, and
how to develop one.
- Make Room for Rubrics - What is a rubric, why use rubrics, and
tips on finding and building rubrics.
Rubrics - Learn what
rubrics do and why
Bank of Rubrics - from Regina Public Schools. Available in
Word to be easily modified.
- Rubistar: Create Rubrics for your Project-Based-Learning Activities - Tool to modify existing rubrics; Includes
tutorial; From HPR*TEC.
and Mathematics Communication Rubrics
- from the Government of Saskatchewan - Assessment for Learning
(OTL) Rubrics - from
Government of Saskatchewan - Assessment for Learning Unit. Rubrics
describing characteristics at different levels of opportunity-to-learn
and different levels of performance.
- Rubrics for Web Lessons
- Rubric and Rubrics Makers Generators - A list of rubric generators that will allow teachers
to make rubrics by filling out a simple form. The site is in the
process of adding high quality rubrics.
- Ready-Made Rubrics - This
site contains links to scores of example rubrics in a wide range
of content areas.
- Kathy Schrock's
Guide for Educators - Assessment
Rubrics - a comprehensive list
of rubrics and graphic organizers
Rubrics - The University
of Minnesota staff describes important issues to consider when
on Writing Good Rubrics - Nancy Osborne presents a succinct
rubric for distinguishing between superior, good and poor rubrics.
- Research Rubric - The University of Southern Maine staff
compares and contrasts two research paper rubrics which show the
progression between a “not so good” and a “better” rubric. From their tutorial
Rubrics for Assessment - UW-Stout has gathered links to many types
of exemplary rubrics: PowerPoint oral presentations, video projects,
student portfolios, student web projects, cooperative learning,
research reports, writing, math/art/science, and rubrics for use
in the primary grades.