Teachers are using projects, learning logs, performance assessments, and other alternative forms of assessment. When employing such assessment tools, how can they communicate expectations clearly, evaluate student performance fairly, and provide feedback that improves learning? Rubrics are tools that address these and other concerns teachers have about the assessment process. In this seminar we will explore when to use rubrics and how to design them.
Stephanie M. Knudsen has spent the last eight of her 20 years in education teaching rst grade at Trinity Academy of Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has taught in Japan, North Carolina, and Virginia. Her life outside of school includes her being a farmer, lover of the great outdoors, and a reader of books.