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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

How to assess individual students working on team projects - courtesy of ASCD Smartbrief


Teachers can take steps to ensure students working in teams receive fair, individualized assessments, high-school social studies teacher Katie Piper writes in this blog post. She writes that the project-based learning model sometimes makes high-performing students uneasy about how grades will be assigned. Her tips include having students create portfolios identifying their roles, grading students on their individual roles in the projects and self- and peer evaluations. Edutopia.org/Katie Piper's blog (9/18)