Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment

Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment

Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment Apr 15, 2019 | [Writing] Providing feedback for student writers is essential for their growth. However, the feedback cycle is often dreaded by teachers because it can be time consuming. There are several ways...
Convert Rubric Scores to Grades

Convert Rubric Scores to Grades

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Provide Efficient Feedback with Customized Post-its

Provide Efficient Feedback with Customized Post-its

Giving individual feedback to student writers can be a daunting task, especially when you are commenting on multiple facets of the writing. Ever wish you could customize a Post-it note so you didn’t have to keep writing the same thing over and over on assignment...
Consider the Frequency of Grading Writing

Consider the Frequency of Grading Writing

FAQ: How often should you finish and grade writing assignments? Right now my students have several assignments going that I haven’t collected or graded. Is this normal? ANSWER: Okay, first, for the short answer–consider requiring 1-2 finished...