| Windows on
|The questions were answered, but don't hold up to further questioning.
Only one rule may have been written or three rules were written but they don't hold up to questioning.
|The questions were answered in a thoughtful way.
At least two rules were written. They may predict or describe things that aren't terribly significant.
|The questions were answered in a way that shows insightful thinking.
All three rules make sense and can be seen to work in a variety of settings.
| The group's answer to The Big Question seems muddled. A lot of good ideas are floating around looking to relate to each other.
|| The group's answer to The Big Question takes into account most of the "windows." Some of the relationships show a clear understanding of how the world works.
||The group's answer to The Big Question really brings together some key ideas about how the world works.
|People didn't seem to work together as a team. A few may have dominated or no one really got involved in another's ideas.
||Some team members clearly worked well together. Some people got involved in each other's ideas.
||All team members worked well together. An enthusiastic exchange of ideas got people thinking both creatively and critically.