An Excellent Collection of Educational Rubrics to Help You Integrate Technology in Your Teaching

July 9, 2016
Rubrics are integral to the teaching and learning process taking place inside the classroom. ‘Rubrics are scoring charts used to assess and evaluate a particular learning or teaching activity. As is explained in  this guide, rubrics are helpful for both teachers and students: teachers can use them when designing lesson plans and grading assignments; students can use them to make sure they meet the learning expectations and requirements of an assignment or project work.’

In today’s post, we are re-sharing with you a wonderful resource from University of Wisconsin which will help you make the best of rubrics in your teaching. This is basically  a collection of professionally designed rubrics that you can use for a wide variety of instructional tasks including:’assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.’ The rubrics are available for free access but they are fully copyrighted meaning you  need to request permission to use them. These rubrics are organized into the following categories:
1- Social media project rubrics
It includes rubrics for assessing wiki contributions, blog entries and comments, and learning through social networking
2-Discussion, Teamwork, and Group Work Rubrics
This section include rubrics for online discussions, Primary Grade Self-Evaluation Teamwork Rubric, Upper Elementary Teamwork Rubric, Middle School/High School Collaboration Rubric.
3- PowerPoint and Podcast rubrics
This includes rubrics for assessing PowerPoint and Podcast performances
4- ePortfolio and Web Page Rubrics
5- Concept Map, Storyboard/Graphic Organizer, Video and Multimedia Project Rubrics
6- Virtual Simulations and Games Rubric
7- Research Process Rubrics
8- Writing Rubrics
9- Math and Science RubricsScreenshot source: Wiki Rubric

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