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Learning objectives:

Understand how to use a rubric to assess student learning.  

Understand the connection between a rubric and standards aligned instruction. Length: 20 minutes.


Kimberly Staples

Costume Design Adjudicator - International Thespian Festival

Kimberly Staples is a Theatre Educator from Buford, Georgia celebrating 32 years of directing this year and ready for more.  Kim is never happier than when surrounded by fabric and paint, although not necessarily together.  She currently works at Buford City Schools where she sponsors Thespian Troupe 2971 and Junior Thespian Troupe 89105. Her school district offers a full range of theatre classes from technical theatre and costuming to advanced musical theatre and advanced acting. 

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Looking at Student Work: Evaluating a Student Costume Design
Qualities of a Superior Costume Design
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Open to view video. Kimberly Staples adjudicates student costume designs to evaluate learning at the International Thespian festival. In this one minute video she talks about the qualities of a superior costume design and the designer's process.
Quiz: Qualities of a Costume Design
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/6 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/6 points to pass
Looking at Student Work: Costuming Model Cornerstone Assessment
Costuming Model Cornerstone Assessment
Robin Hood Design
Scoring the Design
1 Question
Discussion
Make 1 discussion post to continue.
Make 1 discussion post to continue. What score did you assign to the Little John costume design and why?
Comparing Your Score
1 Question  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/0 points to pass
1 Question  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/0 points to pass Record your score again to compare it with what the adjudicators in the pilot of the MCA said about the costume design.
Certificate of completion.
0.50 contact hours contact hours  |  Certificate available
0.50 contact hours contact hours  |  Certificate available Please follow the instructions to download your certificate of completion from EdTA- proof of your investment in professional learning. Check with your administrator, in some school districts professional learning opportunities from your professional organization may be used towards meeting continuing education requirements.