I'm excited to use rubrics in Schoology this year. As I mentioned on my other blog [shameless plug], I'm looking forward to working with mini-lessons on skill-specific assignments that target what each student needs to be successful in larger reading and writing assignments.
The tricky thing on Schoology is where and how to set up the rubrics. There are many websites and videos for setting up and using them. If you're looking to start small, I recommend setting up a few generic ones. For example, I have one set up for "journals." I'm not grading all of my discussions in our actual gradebook, but I do want to provide students with targeted feedback on the depth of their responses to encourage them to give enough detail to explain their point of view.
|Discussion topic & rubric|
|Grading view of a discussion on web browser|
|Grading view of a discussion on Schoology app|
Grading assignments with the Schoology rubric is so smooth on both the app and website. This will be so helpful in giving immediate and detailed feedback to students on specific skills.
|Grading view of an assignment on Schoology app|
Please share ways you have used skill-specific rubrics in the comments below. And please stop down to the CollabLab if you are interested in setting these up or would like to discuss more ways to use them in class!