Sunday, May 13, 2012

New Tri-State Rubrics Guide Model Unit Creation

Folks at DESE worked with New York and Rhode Island educators to create these tri-state rubrics. Used to evaluate model curriculum units and guide the feedback being provided to the teacher teams that created them, this tri-state rubric is a useful tool that will soon be offered to a wider audience.

Education leaders in New York see the value of the rubric and are introducing it to teachers before they begin building their model units. Massachusetts is considering a similar step as it moves into year two of the three year model curriculum unit project.

In addition, Achieve will incorporate the tri-state rubric in its work in an upcoming 18 state model unit project.

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