Creating Opportunities for Students and Teachers

Rubric for Commonly Requested Items

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Food

Food is essential to the success of the project and there is no substitute.

Food is somewhat essential to the success of the project; there is a possible substitute.

Food is not essential to the success of the project.

 

 

Lesson involving food strongly supports school/system learning goals.

Lesson involving food somewhat supports school/system learning goals.

Lesson involving food does not support school/system learning goals.

 

 

The type or location of food included in the budget is very specific.

The type or location of food included in the budget is somewhat specific.

The type or location of food included in the budget is not specific.

 

 

A specific budget has been given for the food portion per child.

A general budget has been given for the food portion per child.

A specific budget has not been given for the food portion per child.

 

 

The project shows a creative use of food as a means to communicate a learning concept.

The project shows a somewhat creative use of food as a means to communicate a learning concept.

The project does not show a creative use of food as a means to communicate a learning concept.

 

 

 

 

Food is used as a reward.

 

Travel

Travel is essential to the success of the project and there is no substitute.

Travel is somewhat essential to the success of the project.

Travel is not essential to the success of the project.

 

 

The most economical and reasonable means of travel have been selected.

Attempts to find the most economical and reasonable means of travel have been made.

The most economical and reasonable means of travel have not been selected.

 

 

The budget for travel is clear and includes actual expenses, not “guestimations”.

The budget for travel is somewhat clear.

The budget for travel is not clear.

 

 

The closest destination that meets project goals has been chosen.

Attempts to find the closest destination that meets project goals has been made.

The closest destination that meets project goals has not been chosen.

 

 

The travel supports school/system goals and objectives.

The travel somewhat supports school/system goals and objectives.

The travel does not support school/system goals and objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garden

A garden is essential to the learning objectives.

A garden is somewhat essential to the learning objectives.

A garden is not essential to the learning objectives.

 

 

Requested budget items are necessary to the success of the lesson and are not incidental.

Requested budget items are somewhat necessary to the success of the lesson and are not incidental.

Requested budget items are not necessary to the success of the lesson and are incidental.

 

 

A large number of students benefit from the use of funds for gardens.

A fair number of students benefit from the use of funds for gardens.

A minimal number of students benefit from the use of funds for gardens.

 

 

There is a clear plan for continued administration and care of the garden.

There is a somewhat clear plan for continued administration and care of the garden.

There is not a clear plan for continued administration and care of the garden.

 

 

There are significant matching and/or donated materials and time from parents, students, community members, etc.

There are some matching and/or donated materials and time from parents, students, community members, etc.

There are no matching and/or donated materials and time from parents, students, community members, etc.

 

 

Funding for the project would be considered at other schools.

Funding for the project might be considered at other schools.

Funding for the project would not be considered at other schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playground/

Furniture/

Equipment

The request is essential to learning objectives or system goals.

The request is somewhat essential to learning objectives or system goals.

The request is not essential to learning objectives or system goals.

 

 

Requested budget items are specific to a unique goal for this project and are not simply for standard capital improvements.

Requested budget items are somewhat specific to a unique goal for this project and are not simply for standard capital improvements.

Requested budget items are not specific to a unique goal for this project or are simply for standard capital improvements.

 

 

A large number of students benefit from the use of these requested items.

A fair number of students benefit from the use of these requested items.

A minimal of students benefit from the use of these requested items.

 

 

There is a clear plan for continued administration, sharing, care, and replacement of the requested items.

Replacement, sharing and caring for the requested items are loosely addressed.

Replacement, sharing and caring for the items are not adequately addressed.

 

 

PSF would welcome the opportunity to fund the project at other schools.

Funding for the project might be considered at other schools.

Funding for the project would not be considered at other schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology

The technology requested is specific to a lesson and its use is clearly outlined.

The technology requested is somewhat specific to a lesson and its use is outlined.

The technology requested is not specific to a lesson and its use is not clearly outlined.

 

 

The lesson could not be accomplished without the specific technology.

The lesson might not be accomplished or would be compromised without the specific technology.

The lesson could be accomplished without the specific technology.

 

 

The technology aids children with learning disabilities and/or physical impairments.

The technology somewhat aids children with learning disabilities and/or physical impairments.

The technology does not aid children with learning disabilities and/or physical impairments.

 

 

The longevity and endurance of the technology is excellent and there is an expectation that multiple years of benefit will be enjoyed.

The longevity and endurance of the technology is good and there is an expectation that a few years of benefit will be enjoyed.

The longevity and endurance of the technology is poor.

 

 

Funding for the project would be considered at other schools.

Funding for the project might be considered at other schools.

Funding for the project would not be considered at other schools.

 

 

There is a clear plan for replacement, sharing and caring of the technology.

Replacement, sharing and caring for the technology are somewhat addressed.

Replacement, sharing and caring for the technology are somewhat addressed.

 

 

The most economical and reasonable sources of the technology have been selected.

Attempts to find the most economical and reasonable sources of the technology have been selected.

The most economical and reasonable sources of the technology have not been selected.

 

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