Teacher Review For Rubistar

Quick and useful

Ryan H.
Technology coordinator
Mount Si High School
Snoqualmie, WA
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 3
Pedagogy 3
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
As a teaching tool it can be powerful and easy to use. If you create an account you can save your rubrics online for others to use. Perhaps students could create their own scoring rubrics for different projects to get them thinking about assessment and differentiation. If you need a quick framework for student work/projects this is a good place to start.
My Take
Rubistar is easy to use and you can find several rubrics created by other educators. If you know how to write a strong rubric that leads students to the desired outcome it can be a great tool. If you don't know how to do that then it could hinder student learning. This is really a teacher tool but there could be some student use aspects.