Involving Students in the Process

As your students become more familiar with rubrics for evaluating writing and for preparing report cards, you may want to involve them in the process. Depending on your grade level, you might have them

Again, their participation, no matter how elementary, in the process will make them more active learners who are more conscious of and committed to their learning.

Evaluation of students is a difficult and time-consuming process, but it can be a positive one for both teacher and students. As you fine tune your balanced assessment plan over time, you will find that reporting student progress at term's end will become more manageable because you will already have the necessary information at hand.

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