Collaboration Rubric Middle School

The Individual Collaboration Rubric focuses on specific aspects of individual collaboration. The indicators are designed to be simple and accessible to students using the Peer Evaluation Tool as well as instructive to guide group conversations. The number of dimensions (rows) for this rubric makes it unlikely a teacher would use it in its entirety. A teacher might opt to focus on particular rows by project or a school might focus on particular indicators in particular grade levels. Schools may also find opportunities to bring additional collaboration and project management skills to extend this outcome as their students grow as collaborators and we encourage you to do so.

Constructs Being Measured
How to Access and Cite

The indicators in the collaboration rubric are intended to be broadly applicable and student- friendly. While there are similar, sometimes identical, indicators for middle school and high school, the assumption is as students progress projects become more complex and scaffolding is progressively removed. Twelfth graders ought to be engaged in collaboration about far more complex issues with far less scaffolding than 6th graders, though the language used to describe that might be similar.

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Outcome Families
Programmatic Purpose
Classroom-level data and feedback
Program-level monitoring and evaluation
Instrument Characteristics
Original target population: 

Middle school: Grades 6-8

Applicable Grade Levels
Points to Consider

For more guidance on measuring student learning and best practices in adapting measurement tools to your contexts, check out the Portal page on Monitoring and Evaluation. You can also contact Alvin Vista (Knowledge Lead, Student Outcomes) and Robbie Dean (Director of Research) for specific questions.