As educators we may teach various and sundry disciplines, one thing we all have in common, however, is that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything we want done. Saving time without sacrificing your focus on student achievement is key.
If you click on “Add an activity or resource” at the bottom of each section in netSchool/Moodle, you’ll find the “Assignment” option at the top of the pop-up box. The dialogue to the right of the radio button states: The assignment activity module enables a teacher to communicate tasks, collect work and provide grades and feedback. Students can submit any digital content (files), such as word-processed documents, spreadsheets, images, or audio and video clips.
So adding a rubric to this resource can save time grading, not only essays or written work, but ANYTHING your students create and upload! The grade and comments will be digitally documented so students, parents, and teachers see exactly why Johnny earned the grade he received.
Here is the Mr. Gatlin (and his fruit fly buddies) inspired tutorial: