IGNITE Rubric

Ignite Presentation on Slides w/Voiceover

 

Novice

Apprentice

Master

The idea

Selects a task/question/ challenge/topic that is interesting/fun but that is already familiar to student and doesn't find opportunities to learn/contribute.

Identifies tasks/questions/ challenges that are personally meaningful, build one's sense of self-learning, and contribute to the learning of others.

Discovers a wicked problem.

Goes for an "epic' challenge, one that will be useful in other endeavors, or that benefits others.

Addresses an authentic question, challenge, or task

Motivation

Motivation is unclear, or lacking.

No goals are set.

Identifies the motivation for pursuing the activity, but the ideas are not developed.

SMART goal is presented.

Describes in detail the motivation for pursuing the activity.

SMART goal is presented and explained in detail

Presentation Delivery

 

Speaks in uneven volume with little or no inflection.

Papers rustling and clicking of slides is evident in most of the presentation

Speaks with satisfactory variation of volume and inflection.

Papers rustling and clicking of slides is evident in most of the presentation

Speaks with fluctuation in volume and inflection to maintain audience interest and emphasize key points.

Evidence of a “true ignite”. No papers rustling or clicking of slides is audible.

Content/ Organization

Provides no clear purpose and subject; pertinent examples, facts, and/or statistics; does not support conclusions/ideas with evidence.

Has somewhat clear purpose and subject; some examples, facts, and/or statistics that support the subject; includes some data or evidence that supports conclusions.

Provides clear purpose and subject; pertinent examples, facts, and/or statistics; supports conclusions/ideas with evidence.

Enthusiasm/ Audience Awareness

Shows little or mixed feelings about the topic being presented.

Fails to increase audience understanding of knowledge of topic.

 

Shows some enthusiastic feelings about topic.

Raises audience understanding and knowledge of some points.

Demonstrates strong enthusiasm about topic during entire presentation.

Significantly increases audience understanding and knowledge of topic; convinces an audience to recognize the validity and importance of the subject.

Live Ignite Presentation

 

Novice

Apprentice

Master

The idea

Selects a task/question/ challenge/topic that is interesting/fun but that is already familiar to student and doesn't find opportunities to learn/contribute.

Identifies tasks/questions/ challenges that are personally meaningful, build one's sense of self-learning, and contribute to the learning of others.

Discovers a wicked problem.

Goes for an "epic' challenge, one that will be useful in other endeavors, or that benefits others.

Addresses an authentic question, challenge, or task

Motivation

Motivation is unclear, or lacking.

No goals are set.

Identifies the motivation for pursuing the activity, but the ideas are not developed.

Describes in detail the motivation for pursuing the activity.

Presentation Delivery

 

Displays minimal eye contact with audience, while reading mostly from the notes.

Speaks in uneven volume with little or no inflection.

Consistent use of direct eye contact with audience, but still returns to notes.

Speaks with satisfactory variation of volume and inflection.

Holds attention of entire audience with the use of direct eye contact, seldom looking at notes.

Speaks with fluctuation in volume and inflection to maintain audience interest and emphasize key points.

Content/ Organization

Cannot answer class questions with explanations and elaboration.

Does not provides clear purpose and subject; pertinent examples, facts, and/or statistics; does not supports conclusions/ideas with evidence.

Is at ease with expected answers to all questions, without elaboration.

Has somewhat clear purpose and subject; some examples, facts, and/or statistics that support the subject; includes some data or evidence that supports conclusions.

Demonstrates full knowledge by answering all audience questions with explanations and elaboration.

Provides clear purpose and subject; pertinent examples, facts, and/or statistics; supports conclusions/ideas with evidence.

Enthusiasm/ Audience Awareness

Shows little or mixed feelings about the topic being presented.

Fails to increase audience understanding of knowledge of topic.

 

Shows some enthusiastic feelings about topic.

Raises audience understanding and knowledge of some points.

Demonstrates strong enthusiasm about topic during entire presentation.

Significantly increases audience understanding and knowledge of topic; convinces an audience to recognize the validity and importance of the subject.