Visit the Electronic Learning Marketplace (www.elm.maine.edu)
for an extensive list of assessment related links.
Web Site Reviews
www.lasw.org - The Annenberg
Institute for School Reform's "Looking at Student Work" web site
contains a great description of why looking at student work together
is important. Two protocols for looking at student work are described
in detail. Try the virtual protocol to experience a step-by-step
understanding of one way to look at student work. There are also
13 brief descriptions of other protocols. Click on "supporting materials"
for truly helpful tools, criteria, and checklists for all parts
of the process of looking at and learning from student work. Click
on "resources, then "student work sites to see actual student work
from other places.
www.pals.sri.com - Performance
Assessment Links in Science, supported by the National Science Foundation
offers actual science tasks, many with student work and all with
some accompanying technical information. Also offers a helpful step-by-step
guide to developing or adapting tasks and rubrics.
- The education page of the Discovery Channel's web site includes
an extensive list of rubrics collected from districts around the
country. Scroll down to "subject specific and general rubrics" to
find the list.