Tame the Beast: Tips for Designing and Using Rubrics

This article provides advice for designing and using effective rubrics from a fellow educator. It also discusses the importance of using rubrics with students. This tool is intended to help educators refine their rubrics.

Tips include:

  • Use parallel language
  • Use student-friendly language
  • Don’t use too many columns
  • Rely on Descriptive Language

The advice is relevant for all types of rubrics and can be used by any educator.

Source Organization: Edutopia

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