The Rhode Island Board of Education adopted regulations in October 2016 that support the use of portfolios and exhibitions to show "proficiency" as a pathway to graduate high school.
We support the use of portfolios and exhibitions as part of the pathway to a high school diploma. What can we do to help Florida and other states adopt similar laws to help students show that they are ready for life and the workplace? Call +1 (954) 646 8246 to join the list of supporters of this coalition.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Rubrics are the key to making good projects, portfolios and exhibitions: "Not there yet" is better than "incomplete" or "unsatisfactory"
Look at these definitions or labels that an article about rubrics gives
Rating scales can include either numerical or descriptive labels. Usually, a rating scale consists of an even number of performance levels. If an odd number is used, the middle level tends to become a catch-all category.
On the chart below, the highest level of performance is described on the left. A few possible labels for a four-point scale include:
Not there yet
Not yet competent
DEVELOP INDICATORS OF QUALITY.
Incomplete On the way More is needed Anything is better than "unacceptable." LINK TO THIS TABLE