Creating and Recognizing Quality Rubrics

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Pearson Education, 2006 - Education - 253 pages
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This book helps teachers choose or develop sound instructional rubrics, use rubrics effectively with students to maximize learning, convert rubric scores to grades, and communicate with parents about the use of rubrics in the classroom. 


The authors speak from direct experience in examining hundreds of rubrics for classroom use, developing rubrics for classroom use and state assessments, using rubrics in the classroom to help students learn, and speaking with parents, teachers, and students about rubrics.

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Defining Rubric l
When to Use the Various Types of Rubrics
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About the author (2006)

Judy Arter brings a national reputation for assessment expertise and more than 30 years of experience in professional development to this interactive training.  She has developed state and district assessments, directed large-scale writing assessments, developed numerous assessment training materials, and conducted hundreds of training sessions for educators across the country.


A former elementary school teacher, Jan Chappuis has worked at the district, regional and state levels to develop curriculum and strengthen teaching and assessment practices.  She currently works with ETS, developing materials and offering training in the field of student-involved classroom assessment. 

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