To follow up on my previous blog post Tips for Rubric Design: yes, I gave you tips to write rubrics, but you may wonder “Where do I start?” Start by defining your criteria. Define Your Criteria Ask yourself these important questions: What […]
The benefits and advantages of rubrics have been well-documented. For teachers, rubrics provide a consistent way of assessing students. Rubrics also help teachers communicate expectations for the quality of the work the students are expected to produce. For students, the rubric clarifies what
Characteristics of Effective Feedback Levels of Feedback Level 1 This is the most commonly used feedback and it is used in the early stages of learning as it relates to task completion. It is usually corrective in nature (Walsch, 2022).
Recently I conducted a professional development session to K-8 teachers on the topic of providing effective formative feedback. Using Mentimeter, I asked the question “What adjectives would you use to describe the word feedback?”. The #1 adjective that emerged from the responses