Counting What Counts

Counting What Counts

Reframing Education Outcomes

By: Yong Zhao

Contributors: Ross C. Anderson, Kendra Coates, Brian Gearin, Yue Shen, Sarah Soltz, Michael Thier, Daisy Zhang-Negrerie

Educators must shift the evaluation paradigm to focus on a multiplicity of skills necessary for success in the 21st century.

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Counting What Counts

Overemphasizing test scores as measures of achievement is potentially harmful to education. The contributors identify key traits such as mindset, motivation, social skills, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit that students, teachers, and schools need to acknowledge and cultivate. Educators are asked to shift the evaluation paradigm to focus on a multiplicity of skills necessary for success in the 21st century.

  • Examine the problems with current measures of students skills.
  • Review various ways personality traits influence achievement.
  • Learn how motivational factors interact with each other.
  • Discover the importance of and how to measure global competence.
  • Appraise strategies for improving school climates.
  • Explore nonacademic qualities valuable to long-term educational outcomes.

Related Topics

Assessment Leadership School Improvement


Additional Information

Product Code: BKF632

ISBN: 9781936763580

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 200

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