Final Project Guidelines
Characteristics of Project Needs Improvement Meets Expectations Clearly developed goals and objectives
Goals and objectives are not stated or are not clear or well-developed
Goals and objectives are clear, concise and aligned with the content of the lesson Clearly organized to address sequence, pacing and flow
Sequencing and organization are unclear and may be difficult to follow
Sequencing is logical, well-paced, and clearly supports learning goals Tied to Common Core State Standards or other relevant standards
Connection to Common Core State Standards state and/or other relevant standards is not evident or is unclear
Common Core State Standards or other relevant standards are addressed and woven throughout the activities Content/Activities appropriate for intended audience
The activities are not clearly defined or are inappropriate for the audience
Activities are clearly defined and they are appropriate for the intended audience Demonstrates clear understanding of content covered in the course Does not demonstrate a clear understanding of course content in the lesson design Activities are clearly defined and they are appropriate for the intended audience.
Clearly applies understanding of course content in the lesson design
Takes advantage of available resources (Internet sites, articles, books, etc.) Does not define a set of materials and/or resources to support the project Utilizes a variety of appropriate materials and/or resources from multiple sources that clearly support the project goals Clearly specifies evaluation and assessment Plan for assessment is not included or does not adequately address project goals and outcomes Plan for assessment addresses project goals and objectives and appears to effectively measure participant learning Utilizes technology effectively Utilizes technology in such a way that it does not enhance learning Makes creative use of appropriate technologies that clearly support specific project activities and goals Includes activities and materials for different learning styles and needs Does not include activities or materials for different learning styles and needs Includes activities, resources and materials which clearly address multiple learning styles and needs Represents original work and/or credits sources appropriately Uses outside source(s) without proper attribution Product is the authorís original work or attributes credit to the person or organization responsible for the original ideas
© 2012, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
This content cannot be copied or modified except by written permission of EDC.