Learning Path: Assess maker learning
Beyond Rubrics Toolkit
While there are many benefits of making and makerspaces, one of the greatest challenges of implementing making in K–12 schools is the question of how to assess collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and […]
Open Portfolio Journey Map
What’s involved in creating an open portfolio? This overview helps to situate all the pieces to consider, whether it’s the practical actions needed to document learning or bigger questions related […]
Practical Guide to Open Portfolios
This guide distills some of the best practices for documentation and portfolio creation as a means of assessment in maker-centered learning environments
Documentation Prompt Jar
This collection of adaptable documentation prompts supports learners to capture their work, process, and experience while making and learning.
Project Zero’s Thinking Routine Toolbox
A thinking routine is a set of questions or a brief sequence of steps used to scaffold and support student thinking. This toolbox highlights Thinking Routines developed across a number […]
The Framework for Maker-Centered Learning
This framework describes three interrelated capacities that help learners develop a sensitivity to design and a set of observable “moves” that educators can use to help design maker-centered learning experiences, […]
Making in Action: Observation Tools
This set of three observation tools supports learners and educators to identify and assess the moves and indicators of maker-centered learning, including looking closely, exploring complexity, and finding opportunity.
Maker Project Rubric
This rubric is a simple way to assess the progress and growth of a student maker.
Assessing Learning in Maker Education
This article takes a look at how maker education is assessed—and how assessment is evolving to measure more than just content.
Looking at Student Work: Suggested Practices
These suggested practices for looking at Maker-Centered Learning integrate a collaborative documentation practice.