# Mathematical Journey/Course guide/Assessment/rubric 3

Reflective Authentic Learning Journal Rubric*

 Journal Entry Criteria Exemplary 5 Acceptable 3 Needs Improvement 1 Content Focus & Clarity The entries include quotes, examples, citations, and references of the identified concepts, topics or themes. The entries clearly identify concepts, topics, or themes reflected on addressed and discussed. The entries are unclear by being vague or too general in discussion of concepts, topics or focus. Prior & New Learning/Knowledge Includes quotes, examples, citations, and references of the identified prior and new knowledge. Identifies learning as prior and/or new knowledge gained. Unable to discern what is prior learning/knowledge and new learning/knowledge. Integration & Application Integration of learning prior and new and its application to an activity/situation/skill is described and examples etc. are provided of the integration and application. There is a creating of additional new knowledge as a result of the integration and application process. Integration of learning prior and new and its application to an activity/situation/skill is described in journal entries. Little or no clear or evident integrating of prior and new knowledge or experience and little or no application described in journal entries. Self â€“Awareness, Insights & Growth Shared insights and growth articulate that deep and transformational learning has occurred within the person reflecting. There are described changes of thinking, beliefs, behaviors, attitudes etc. Self-awareness, insights, and/or growth are identified in the journal entries. Reflections about the learning and the activity experience are identified and shared including thoughts and emotions. There is little or no reference to insights, self-awareness or growth as a result of the learning experience or the reflecting and writing about the learning. Maximum Points is 20 pointsâ€¦. Satisfactory Activity Completion is set at10 points minimum.
*Developed by Mara Kaufmann on May 25, 2012.