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Google Forms as a Rubric - Leverage Your Phone Grading Presentations

Presentation season is upon us!  In many classrooms around CCHS, students will complete research and create Google Slides to present findings to their teacher and classmates.

One of the challenges for teachers is being able to both observe and provide grading/feedback during presentations.  It feels awkward to have your laptop open, and the computer can feel like a barrier to fully engaging in the presentation.  Paper rubrics feel friendlier for this task.  But you must keep up with the paper and share the feedback with students.

What to do?  Create a Google Form and use your phone to document your observations! 

Most rubrics are constructed similarly to this CCHS Presentation Skills Rubric:

You can quickly create a Linear Scale question for each row in Google Forms:

You will see the options presented like this:

Once the form is complete, email yourself the link.  While students present, use your phone to click the appropriate rating for each row!  (You can download and use the free Google Forms app for iOS or Android, or use a browser to enter your responses!)

If you want, you can even add a space for feedback or to assign a grade.  

Pro Tip!  Easily access a fresh input sheet to grade the next presentation.

Click the Cog:
Set your preferences in the Presentation tab to Show link to submit another response and click Save:

Now you will be presented a link to grade the next presentation!

Look for follow-up blog posts to learn about a reconstructed rubric, and how to use the built-in spreadsheet data for automated and controlled grading!


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