4 Great Rubrics to Develop Students Presentations and Speaking Skills February 20, 2014 Looking for some rubrics to hone in your students presentation skills ? The rubrics below will definitely be of great help. I came across these materials on Discovery Assessment in an article written by Dona Criswell and I really liked them specially that they cover different grades. However, it should be noted that these rubrics are the property of Bucket Institute of Education, a leading source on project based learning materials and for some reasons the download link Donna provided is not working so I am hoping you will be able to have rough idea of how to create your own rubric based on these samples here.
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47+ Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom . However, many teachers cannot access YouTube in their classrooms. That is why I originally wrote what became one of the most popular posts to ever appear on . That post is now fourteen months old and I've come across more alternatives in that time. Also in that time span some of the resources on the list have shut down. So it's time to update the list. Writing Practice Worksheets "What wonderful worksheets! Our students really like answering your questions and prompts. Thanks for these!" -- Anika K., Salem, WV. 08/19/12 eRubric Assistant (free) - free rubric generator eRubric template created using the rubric generator in eRubric Assistant or eMarking Assistant eRubric Assistant (free) is a free rubric generator which works on Windows and Macintosh computers using Microsoft Word. The rubric generator lets you create reusable automated grading rubrics in Microsoft Word containing your own weighted assessment criteria (in rows) and performance standards with marks (in columns) (view demonstration of using the rubric generator to create an automated analytic rubric).
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How to Use Multimedia Presentations in the Classroom Project-based learning is a great way for students to show what they know and can do with the material they’ve learned. It is a way for students to demonstrate this learning in a unique way that meets their own interests and skills. Through the numerous possibilities afforded by technology, there are many options available for students to create dynamic displays of their learning. Students searching for a unique way to create a project, full of a variety of themes, styles, and more, have found Visme to be exactly what they were searching for. By choosing Visme, students can design using a variety of fonts, backgrounds, images, icons, and animations, plus insert audio or embed video, and much more in their creations. Digital Tools for Presentations
Assessment and Rubrics A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects. Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Rubrics Rubrics Descriptors Why Include Levels of Performance? Analytic Versus Holistic Rubrics How Many Levels of Performance Should I Include in my Rubric? Rubric: A scoring scale used to assess student performance along a task-specific set of criteria
Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces Student blogging is not a project, but a process. We are continuously striving to refine, improve and re-evaluate. As I am meeting with teachers individually, I can’t stress enough the importance of READING other blogs (professional, student, blogs about your hobby, blogs about other interests you have etc.).