Rubrics

Using Rubrics
Effectively

Video: Assessing What Really Matters

Assessing What Really Matters

By identifying key learning goals and building quality rubrics to assess them, teachers can help students focus on the learning that really matters.

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Video: Setting Clear Targets for Students

Setting Clear Targets for Students

A teacher at Notre Dame High School in Calgary uses exemplars to help students understand the expectations of an assessment task.

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Video: Developing Common Understanding through Collaborative Marking

Developing Common Understanding through Collaborative Marking

Teachers at Notre Dame High School in Calgary engage in collaborative marking to ensure they have a common understanding of quality.

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Build Better Rubrics by Avoiding Some Common Flaws

An internet search will reveal innumerable rubrics on almost any topic. However, quality rubrics that are able to assess Alberta curricular outcomes are not as easy to find and create as one might think. Explore the AAC publication, Building Better Rubrics to learn more about rubric construction. 

Construct Your Own Rubrics

AAC Rubric Samples and Tools

AAC members have access to the AAC Rubric Sampler and the AAC Rubric Wordsmith. These tools are essential for any serious rubric designer!
AAC Rubric Templates are also available. 

Click the link below to access these materials in both English and French. 

Learn More about Rubrics from AAC Publications

Building Better Rubrics

This practical 'how to' book takes the mystery out of rubric design. Well designed rubrics have the potential to not only document the results of student performance, but to actually facilitate improved student learning.