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Open eTwinning: Project-Based Learning and the

Community for Schools in Europe


Collaborative Project Plan rubric
Please go through each of the rubric categories and identify to what extent the project plan corresponds to
this.

For each item, make an “X” in the cell under the level numbers. On the right, you can add comments.

The description of the different items can be found in page 2 and 3 of this document.

When reviewing your peers’ project plan, try to address the following: ‘What works?’, ‘What might be
improved?’, and ‘What is interesting?’.
Please make sure that you include fair, encouraging and helpful feedback that allows the author of the project
plan to improve their work.

Instructional practices Level Comments


1 2 3 4
Project Draf
PEDAGOGICAL X
INNOVATION

CURRICULAR X
INTEGRATION

COMMUNICATION X
AND INFORMATION
EXCHANGE
COLLABORATION X
AMONG SCHOOLS

USE OF TECHNOLOGY X

RESULTS, IMPACT AND X


DOCUMENTATION

School Education Gateway is an initiative of the European Union. It is funded by Erasmus+, the European programme for Education, Training, Youth and
Sport. It is steered by the European Commission and implemented by its Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
PEDAGOGICAL INNOVATION

Activities are varied. Pupil’s initiative, creativity and autonomy are fostered
There are no references to methodological aspects and they cannot be clearly
1 None
inferred from the project plan.
Most part of the project is based on lecture-type lessons run by the teacher. There is
2 Improvable
no space for pupils’ autonomous work.
The project has been designed so that pupils interact with their partners. Work is
3 Good
organized in various ways; individual work, pairs, international teams…
The project promotes interactive and collaborative pedagogical approaches. Learning
4 Very good methods are clearly identified: information gathering, comparative studies, problem-
solving, collaborative creation…).

CURRICULAR INTEGRATION
Contents and objectives of the Project are directly related to the curriculum. Most part of the pupils’ work
will be developed during school time. The project becomes a way to deliver the curriculum, not as an extra
task to it.
There are no references to curricular aspects and they cannot be clearly inferred
1 None
from the project plan.
Areas covered by the project are mentioned as well as contents and curricular
2 Improvable
objectives, but vaguely.
The contents and objectives are described specifically. There is a clear relation
3 Good
between the project and curricular areas.
Contents, objectives and methodology are described in some detail. Information is
4 Very good given about how the project is integrated into the evaluation of the subjects
involved.

COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE


Communication and information exchange processes are considered here. They can be among individuals,
small or big groups… Activities such as voting, contests, etc. -aiming at making pupils take contact with
their partners’ productions- are included here.
1 None No communication between partners is proposed.
Communication will be made almost exclusively by teachers, and it will be limited to
2 Improvable the exchange of finalized products. Only a few pupils will use the communication
channels.
Pupils will communicate through mail, chats o video conferences. The goals of these
3 Good
activities are mutual knowledge, language practising or motivation.
Pupils will communicate through varied tools. Communication activities will address
4 Very good at operational objectives: group organization, distribution of tasks, exchanges of
essential information for the activities…

School Education Gateway is an initiative of the European Union. It is funded by Erasmus+, the European programme for Education, Training, Youth and
Sport. It is steered by the European Commission and implemented by its Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
COLLABORATION AMONG SCHOOLS
Collaborative activities go beyond mere communication. Pupils are not only receivers of information, but
also team members, co-authors and co-workers. Collaboration implies the mutual necessity of pupils in
partner schools to fulfil their tasks.
1 None No collaboration between partners is proposed.
Pupils will work in one-nationality groups. Their final products will be shared with
2 Improvable
partner schools.
Pupils will work in one-nationality groups. Their final products will be necessary for
3 Good
their partner schools to proceed with their tasks, so they will be shared.
Pupils will work in international groups. They will work in collaboration and will
4 Very good interact from the beginning of the work process, not only exchanging already
finished products.

USE OF TECHNOLOGY
How will technology be used during the project? The use of technology should be adapted to the
circumstances of the pupils; age, school facilities… It should have a clear impact in the achievement of the
objectives of the project.
1 None The use of technological tools is not planned.
The use of basic tools tailored to the activities and objectives is planned, but it will
2 Improvable
mostly be teachers that employ them.
Tools planned are tailored to the activities and objectives, as well as the age of the
3 Good
pupils, who will use them regularly.
Creative uses of technology are promoted. There is a clear space for pupils’ initiative
4 Very good
and autonomous work.

RESULTS, IMPACT AND DOCUMENTATION


What pedagogical objectives are posed? Is there an assessment and evaluation plan? What final products
are expected and how they relate to the pedagogical objectives? Is there a dissemination plan?
1 None No planned objectives or expected results are mentioned.

2 Improvable The planned objectives and expected results are described, but vaguely.
The objectives and results are described specifically. Project evaluation mechanisms
3 Good
are mentioned.
Evaluation mechanisms are described with some detail. A documentation
4 Very good compilation plan is foreseen, as well as the dissemination of the project and its
results inside and outside the educational community.

School Education Gateway is an initiative of the European Union. It is funded by Erasmus+, the European programme for Education, Training, Youth and
Sport. It is steered by the European Commission and implemented by its Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).