Technology Rubric


4

Advanced

3

Proficiency

2

Approaching Proficiency

1

Conditional

 Elements of Technology  
Knowledge is clear

Students independently read, evaluate, and create text, images, and sounds, or any combination of media elements. Students demonstrate a thorough knowledge of media literacy and successfully create media products.
 
Some knowledge of technology

Students read, evaluate, and create text, images, and sounds, or any combination of media elements. Students demonstrate some knowledge of media literacy and create media products.


 
Some technology is attempted
Students read, evaluate, and create media elements. Students demonstrate limited knowledge of media literacy.
No indication of knowledge

Students demonstrate little or no recognition of the elements of technology.
Conducting Research
Research is thorough

Students independently critically analyze information available through technology. Students decode, understand, evaluate and write through and with all forms of media. Students cite all sources appropriately.

Research is evident

Students locate necessary information available through technology. Students use some forms of media. Students cite most sources appropriately.

Some research is evident
Students locate some information available through technology. Students recognize various forms of media. Students cite some sources appropriately.
Little indication of research
Students demonstrate little or no ability to conduct research using technology.
Identifying and Navigating a Website
Clearly Identified

Students independently sift through and identify a valid reference. Students demonstrate skills necessary to locate sources, conduct research and pursue personal interest. Students are able to locate and extract information from an array of sources.

Some questions of credibility
Students are able to locate some sources and identify their validity. Students can differentiate between relevant and irrelevant information.
Sometimes accurate

Students demonstrate limited ability to locate viable sources. Some relevant information is extracted.

No evidence of knowledge of credibility
Students demonstrate little or no ability to locate viable sources. Knowledge of the world wide web is minimal.
Word Processing
Advanced w. processing skills
Students independently format documents, create and use tables and apply varying styles.
Strong word processing skills
Students can format some documents and are able to create most tables and use varying styles.
Adequate word processing skills
Students demonstrate limited ability to format documents and create tables and styles.
Needs improvement
Students show little or no awareness or knowledge of the elements of word processing.