are usually created to measure proficiently for a certain subject, and they
generally include a metric to measure progress with 21st century
skills. However, the CFSD rubric as a whole measures all of the aspects
associated with reasoning/ critical skills. Each component of the rubric is
also flexible enough to allow change for different grade levels.
This rubric can be used as a guide
by teachers to measure progress for students for a key 21st century
skill. Assessments should be designed with this rubric in mind, and certain aspects
from this rubric can also be included in grading rubrics for teachers with
These rubrics can be of great help
to teachers when designing instructional plans as well. If teachers know the
skills that students are supposed to master by the end of the class, they can
design the lesson accordingly.