Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.
5th grade-High School
Rubrics for Web 2.0 tools, sites
These rubrics are published by the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s School of Education. They’re doing impressive work there. In a climate where unemployment for teachers is well above the national average, UW-Stout’s 2010-11 graduates had a 97.9 percent employment rate. This, according to their records, is the exact same rate as in 2009-10.
I’ve used a few of the rubrics and each time, been quite impressed. There are six on Web 2.0 topics–
Criteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions.
Assess individual blog entries, including comments on peers’ blogs.
Assess learning during social networking instructional assignments.
A+ Web Page Rubric
Joan Vandervelde’s rubric details 9 categories for evaluating a web page
A+ e-Portfolio Rubric
Electronic portfolio rubric created by Joan Vandervelde includes 7 categories with 4 levels of achievement
Web Project Rubric (PDF format)
Evaluates a group web design project
…as well as more on general educational issues. They are thorough, detailed, cover everything I would consider important, and the University has been generous about sharing each time I asked for those permissions.To sign up for Weekend Websites delivered to your email, click Weekend Websites here and leave your email.
Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. She wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a tech columnist forExaminer.com, Editorial Review Board member for ISTE’s Journal for Computing Teachers, IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller for her agent that should be out to publishers this summer. Any suggestions? Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.