The Ultimate Guide to Rubrics

To excel in any environment, it helps to have a clear and mutual understanding of expectations. When expectations are vague and not explicitly spelled out, it can make evaluation stressful and receiving feedback a frustrating experience.

In the context of the K-12 classroom, expectations are often set at the state and national level. These expectations are called “standards,” critical benchmarks for learning that are specific to each subject and grade level. While most teachers view rubrics as a helpful tool for expectation-setting and evaluation, they are often underutilized in the learning process.

This guide is intended to help you stay up to date on rubric best practices. Including both the newest thoughts and timeless staples, the content comes from The Graide Network plus third party experts - all carefully curated for you.