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Hi there. How can I use Rubric Charts in large classes. I teach about 450 students in 14 different classes duringthe week. Do you think it's practical?

Mar 1, 2014 12:50pm

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    • Mar 6, 2014 12:38pm

      Bahraim-

      I think rubrics are always practical, especially when you can teach students how to assess themselves or their peers and monitor their own progress. A rubric allows you to make expectations clear to the class so they can create proficient work. Having that many students makes it difficult to answer a lot of individual questions about your expectations, so the more information you can give them up front, the better. You may have to pre-teach the language of the rubric a couple of times, but once they understand how it is used, they can refer back to it often when they have a question about an assignment.

      Best,
      Katie
      www.katienovakudl.com