Rubrics That Encourages Individuality

In Wikipedia, a scoring rubric is defined as “a standard of performance for a defined population.” Unfortunately the phrase “standard” equates to students following the confines of the rubric and often receiving assignments that appear to come from the same cookie cutter. Then we wonder why the student hasn’t taken the initiative to go above and beyond the requirements.  Wouldn’t it be great if they took the initiative?

So give students the permission to be creative and take the initiative in making the knowledge their own…

5 Ways to Blow the Top Off of Rubrics

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