Developing and Using Success Criteria and Rubrics to Evaluate
and Improve Student Performance


Interactive live webinar 

December 2, 2021 (Thursday)

Duration: 2 hours  

London 12.00 pm |  Dubai 4.00 pm

Shanghai / Singapore 8.00 pm

Your Time 

(register by November 25, 2021)  
USD 150 per participant 

Group of 5 or more
USD 130 per participant 


Led by:

Jay McTighe

Who Should Attend

This session has been designed for teachers (grades 1-12), administrators, curriculum leaders and instructional coaches.


Workshop Overview

Criterion-based tools, such as criterion-based performance lists and rubrics, can be used to improve student performance as well as evaluate it.

In this workshop, we’ll examine the characteristics, advantages, and limitations of different types of scoring tools – criterion lists, holistic and analytic rubrics. We’ll learn a practical and proven process for identifying success criteria and designing associated rubrics. Finally, we’ll examine strategies for using scoring tools for instruction as well as evaluation. A collection of excellent web-based resources will be shared.

Knowledge & Skills

Topics Covered:

  • Role of criterion-based evaluation in standards-based education 

  • 3 types of criterion-based scoring tools – performance lists, holistic rubrics, and analytic rubrics (advantages and limitations of each)

  • Process for identifying success criteria and designing scoring rubrics

  • Using rubrics for evaluation and grading

  • Anchoring rubrics using “anchor” examples

  • Involving students in self-assessment based on success criteria

  • Web-based resources

Workshop Facilitator

Jay McTighe is a veteran education, having served as a teacher, resource specialist, program coordinator, director of a state program for gifted students, and administrator for innovative programs at the Maryland Department of Education.

He is an accomplished author, having co-authored 18 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins. His books have been translated into fourteen languages.

Jay has also written more than 50 book chapters, articles and blogs, and been published in leading journals, including Educational Leadership (ASCD), Edutopia and Education Week. Jay has an extensive background in professional development and is a regular speaker at state, national and international conferences.

He has made presentations in 47 states within the United States, in 7 Canadian provinces, and internationally in 38 countries on six continents.

Workshop Coordinator

Navin Pawa