The Great Divide: Analytical and Holistic Rubrics
In order to evaluate an assignment, you must decide whether you want to create a holistic rubric or an analytical rubric. The Graide Network weighs the benefits and drawbacks of each type in this article with helpful visual examples of each.
Single Point Rubrics
If you’ve already mastered analytical and holistic rubrics, check out Jennifer Gonzalez’s revolutionary single-point rubric. Single-point rubrics are often faster for teachers to create, and they can help students focus directly on the learning goal.
General & Task-Specific Rubrics
Learn how to create rubrics that can be applied to more than one assignment! General rubrics help students see the big picture.
More Feedback, Less Time
This article from College Teaching makes the case for instructional rubrics, rubrics that enhance student learning in addition to assessing it. Learn how to incorporate more student self-assessment and peer-assessment in your classroom! A bonus benefit: the more effective your rubrics are, the less time you’ll have to spend grading.
Using Rubrics for The Graide Network
Having some assignments graded by The Graide Network? Learn how to set up yourself (and your students) for success with the right kind of rubric first.