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Rubric Tutorial

Rubric Tutorial
Creating a rubric is easy once you have taken to time to evaluate the dimesions/tasks which make up the students performance, and the criterion you will use to evaluate it. That being said, let’s begin with the steps to create a rubric. The steps to create a rubric are listed in sequential order, however they can be performed in any order as long as the rubric contains the following: -Performance Objective -List of dimensions to be evaluated -Levels of gradation of quality -Criterion and points for each level of quality We have divided the task of creating a grading rubric into 6 steps: 1. Step 1: Record/write the performance objective. Performance objectives should consist of 3 elements: -- Student Performance -- Conditions -- Criteria The Student performance is the observable behavior that a student will do to demonstrate that the lesson is learned. Below is an example of a performance statement without the criteria. Step 2: Identify the dimensions/tasks comprising the performance. Related:  10carlaBLOGS , ELT AND PROJECTSTools

EFL Educators - THE TRAITS OF AN EFFECTIVE READER Arrasmith, Dean, and Kevin Dwyer. “The Traits of an Effective Reader.” Journal ofSchool Improvement. 2.2 (2001) When readers acquire these traits, they are able to: - read the lines, between the lines, and beyond the lines - process knowledge, make sense of it, and transfer it to other situationsThese traits are hierarchical; they range from literal to high critical thinkingREADING THE LINES 1.

Rubrics and Rubric Makers As we all know grading is the most necessary procedures of our career. It might just be me, but grading is the bane of my existence. Do you feel the same way? Grading large works, especially towards the end of the school year, feels like it is an endless and mindless process. I remember a few years back when I helped grade over 4,000 essays from a neighboring school district. When you grade large works of any kind it is very difficult for even the most competent people to remain 100% objective. Not only do rubrics lead to better equality in assessment, but it gives you standard that will help you understand exactly what you are looking for in the quality of work. Rubrics are essential to grading student assignments effectively. Rubrics make grading quicker, clearer, and more objective. Rubrics By Category General | Language Arts | Math | Process | Science | Social Studies Rubric Maker Tools All Rubric Makers- Make completely customizable rubrics, and print or edit them at a later date.

18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students 1- SpiderScribe This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to easily visualize their ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and create free style maps. It also combines elements like text, images, files, calendar events and geographic locations. 2- EdistormEdistorm is a great web2.0 tool for educators. 4- Bubbl.usBubbl.us allows its users to create concept maps in such an easy way with the minimum tools possible .You can create your project and invite your colleagues to join you in editing its content and when done you can share it with others via a generated link . 5- Wise Mapping Wise Mapping is a free online mind maps editor that allows you to create and share your mind maps with others. 6- Lucid ChartLucid Chart is a flowcharts and mind map making tool . 7- Text 2 Mind MapText 2 Mind Map is a cool website . 8-Spicynodes It allows its users to create a visually attractive nodes for their blogs, websites or wikis .

La Valoraci�n Aut�ntica Valoración Auténtica Profesor asociado y director de la Biblioteca, Escuela de Medios - Universidad de Indiana. Bloomington, Estados Unidos PRESENTACIÓN Los esfuerzos realizados por el Ministerio de Educación Nacional de Colombia (MEN) en materia de evaluación se han visto plasmados en los últimos decretos, lineamientos curriculares, estándares e indicadores de logro. El presente artículo, escrito por el profesor Daniel Callison de la Universidad de Indiana, Estados Unidos, pone a consideración una serie de ideas para implementar lo que en el mundo entero se ha venido promoviendo como "Valoración Auténtica". En EDUTEKA creemos que se debe dar un debate amplio al tema de la evaluación vista, no como actividad de carácter punitivo, sino como fuente valiosa de información que ayude a evidenciar los aspectos positivos en el proceso de aprendizaje así como los aspectos negativos a fin de poder corregirlos a tiempo. Otros términos ayudan a definir el significado de Valoración Auténtica. J.

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that all learners are supported in the learning process. With good assessment practices, PBL can create a culture of excellence for all students and ensure deeper learning for all. We’ve compiled some of the best resources from Edutopia and the web to support your use of assessment in PBL, including information about strategies, advice on how to address the demands of standardized tests, and summaries of the research. PBL Assessment Foundations 10 Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning (Edutopia, 2011) This comprehensive guide from Edutopia goes over many best practices for assessment, including authentic products, good feedback, formative assessment, and digital tools. Back to Top PBL and Formative Assessment Practices PBL Pilot: Formative Assessment in PBL (Edutopia, 2015) In another blog post from Matt Weyers, find great tips on using formative assessment within the PBL process to drive student learning.

Little Bird Tales - Home ¿Se puede mejorar la lectura comprensiva en inglés? Resumen El presente artículo da cuenta de lo investigado hasta el momento acerca de un modelo de entrenamiento en el uso de estrategias para la lectura comprensiva de textos en inglés: “Enseñanza Recíproca”. La implementación del modelo en la enseñanza del inglés como segunda lengua (ISL) y como lengua extranjera (ILE) ha dado como resultado la mejora en los logros de la comprensión lectora de los estudiantes de varios y diferentes contextos étnicos y académicos. Palabras clave: Estrategias para la lectura – lectura comprensiva en inglés – entrenamiento en el uso de estrategias. Introducción El modelo de entrenamiento en el uso de estrategias cognitivas y metacognitivas para la lectura comprensiva de textos en inglés que da sustento a este artículo se denomina “Enseñanza Recíproca”, nombre rubricado por las creadoras del modelo, Ann L. Estado de situación Modelos de entrenamiento en el uso de estrategias de lectura “Enseñanza Recíproca” 1) las estrategias ayudan a la comprensión lectora;

Free Technology for Teachers Make Kids' Books Online For Free! Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las lenguas El Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas: Aprendizaje, Enseñanza, Evaluación[1] (MCER, o CEFR en inglés)[2] es un estándar europeo, utilizado también en otros países, que sirve para medir el nivel de comprensión y expresión oral y escrita en una determinada lengua. El proyecto es el resultado de un trabajo iniciado en 1991 por iniciativa del gobierno federal suizo que estuvo inspirado en trabajos previos realizados por particulares e instituciones desde 1971. El documento final fue elaborado por el Consejo de Europa y presentado en 2001 durante la celebración del Año Europeo de las Lenguas.[3] Antecedentes teóricos[editar] Certificado de éxito en el examen MCER para el idioma Esperanto. El MCERL adopta un enfoque orientado a la acción que, según Carlos César Jiménez de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, se remonta a las propuestas teóricas de los filósofos del lenguaje, tales como Ludwig Wittgenstein en las décadas de 1950 y sociolingüistas como Dell Hymes.[4]

The Teacher Trainer Journal :: links for teacher trainers » links Although there are many sites of interest to EFL teachers, including many that are trying to sell books and courses, after several hours of trawling I have come up with relatively few sites specifically designed to help us, teacher trainers/educators/mentors in our work. If you know of other useful sites, do please send them in to me. We need them! www.pilgrims.co.uk This was our initial host or sponsor. www.tttjournal.co.uk This is the site you are now on. www.iatefl.org IATEFL our first professional organisation has two special interest groups of interest to trainers and with their own sites, conferences and newsletters. TTEdSig This is the site of the special interest group (SIG) for teacher trainers/educators of the Europe-based professional organisation IATEFL. www.britishcouncil.org/eltecsI would recommend joining ELTeCS, the English Language teaching contacts scheme. www.aera.net/divisions/ This address gets you to the American Educational Research Association.

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