The case for developmental rubrics
Assessment is arguably a central focus in our classrooms and in our schools. In our rapidly changing classrooms, we must ask ourselves: How do we ensure that the assessment methods we use in our practice have a positive effect on student learning?
We have attempted to shift towards a style of assessment that assists student growth and teacher practice. Developmental, criterion-based rubrics allow the ‘growth and development of the student [to] be monitored through successive levels of increasing competence’ (Griffin 2014, p. 1). This method has many purposes...Log in to view this article.