PCMI 2002
High School Teacher Program

Pam's Rubric
Pam Boroughs, Denny Middle School
Seattle Schools, 2002

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Grade
Attribute
A B C D E

STUDENT
FOCUS

1. Attends Class
2. Brings Materials
3. Maintains notes
4. Shares ideas willingly
5. Stays on task at all times
1. Attends Class
2. Brings Materials
3. Maintains notes
4. Shares ideas willingly
5. Stays on task at all times
1. Inconsistent attendance without good reasons
2. Brings Materials
3. Unwilling to "Talk Math"
4. Off task
5. Must be reminded to take part
1. Inconsistent attendance without good reasons
2. Does not have necessary materials
3. Is not prepared to "Talk Math"
4. Off task
5. Interrupts others
1. Attendance is very poor without good reason
2. Does not have necessary materials when in attendance
3. Disrupts the class often
4. Does not do Math

DAILY
WORK

1. Completes all investigations
2. Attempts all problems
3. All problems are corrected
1. Completes all investigations
2. Attempts all problems
3. Not all problems are corrected
1. Completes less than 80% of the investigations and problems
2. Does not correct mistakes
1. Completes less than 70% of the investigations and problems
2. Does not correct mistakes
1. Completes less than 60% of the investigations and problems
2. Does not correct mistakes

ASSESSMENTS

Shows a clear understanding of concepts through a variety of assessments
(90-100%)
Shows an understanding of concepts through a variety of assessments
(80-89%)
Shows a partial understanding of concepts through a variety of assessments
(70-79%)
Shows a beginning understanding of concepts through a variety of assessments
(60-69%)
Shows little or no understanding of concepts through a variety of assessments
(Less than 60%)

ABILITY TO
WORK WITH
CLASSMATES

1. Willingly participates in activities with table partners
2. Completes work in class with table partners within the time allowed
3. Communicates with others about Math
1. Willingly participates in activities with table partners
2. Completes work in class with table partners within the time allowed
1. Asks to work with people other than table partner
2. Will not communicate with people in group
3. Work in class is incomplete 1 out of 3 times
1. Very little communication about Math
2. Does not add to the ideas being talked about at table
3. Withdraws from group members
1. No communication about Math
2. Disrupts others at table

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