How to create effective Feedback Rubrics – The ebook

This is an updated version of our popular 2017 Guide to Feedback Rubrics with new examples and more great insight into how to implement peer feedback and rubrics.

Feedback rubrics are so much more than a matrix, or a single point rubric. A feedback rubric ties together all the good parts of other rubrics and encourages students to give each other constructive and effective feedback. We have been curating rubrics and developing this guide to feedback rubrics specifically with peer feedback and peer assessment in mind.

What’s inside the Feedback Rubric Guide?


Foreword by Starr Sackstein

Starr Sackstein has written extensively on peer feedback and opens our guide by introducing the concept of peer feedback.

What is Peer Feedback?

Start at the very beginning! We developed feedback rubrics to fit the need for peer review. Learn more about peer feedback and how it can play an important role in the classroom.

How to’s

Learn how to craft feedback rubrics for different subjects areas and to train different skill sets, for example, critical thinking, self-reflection and using different perspectives. We have examples of rubrics for natural sciences, creative subjects, language arts, mathematics and much more.

In the classroom

We take a look inside the classroom with 2 teachers as the explain the importance of peer feedback in their own classroom and how to get students on board with peer feedback.

Rubric Templates & Examples

Find inspiration for feedback rubrics with our updated examples of text, scale and yes/no questions. We’ve broken down how to develop rubric questions by subject and targeted skills. Our newest addition of the book includes links to full rubrics in our rubric library. At the end of the guide, you will find a whole rubric you can use as a template for your own classes.

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