I've often received this question from teachers: "Do you know of a more efficient way I can grade my students' projects (or essays)?". Unfortunately, I haven't been able to come up with the perfect answer to that question. As teachers, we all have our own personal method of how best to grade assignments; so it's difficult to provide a solution that would meet the needs of all teachers. However, thanks to a tweet from @Thracymachus (Charles Cooper) of Northwest ISD that dealt with this very topic I can now share his thoughts with you, and let you decide if they suit your needs.
The idea is that the teacher creates a single form that includes the rubric content and all student names. As the teacher is grading the project/essay, he or she is selecting the student from a drop down list; clicking the scores received for each category of the rubric; and then submitting the form. This process continues until all students' assignments have been graded. At this point, the teacher runs a script from the responses spreadsheet and sends project grades to students with a single click. The video below details the steps. I hope you find value in this particular use of forms for your classroom! If you have a good idea for using forms in the classroom please share!