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Al Coons

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[ap-stat] "Rubric Grading"
Posted: Dec 29, 2003 5:00 PM
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There is a nice article in the January 2004 issue of Mathematics Teacher
titled "EMRF:Everyday Rubric Grading" by Stuzman and Race both of Littleton
Colorado HS. EMRF is an abbreviation for a four-tier feedback system:
E=(E)xcellent, M=(M)eets expectations, R = need (R)evision, and F = (F)ragmentary.

While the article describes a rubric feedback system which can be used in
everyday classrooms, it is a good, pragmatic introduction to the concepts of
rubric grading in application rather than theory. In my opinion, the ideas
shared are very close to how I feel about AP Statistics grading and would be
valuable reading for AP Stats teachers who are trying to get a handle on what
holistic grading means and any teacher trying to do more holistic grading in their

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