Good Read: How Do You Measure Creativity And Entrepreneurship?

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"What if quizzes measured kids’ ability to question, not answer?" the writer of this thought-provoking article asks. Even in the most progressive inquiry- and passion-based settings, she says "we’re shortchanging kids if we aren’t relentless about measuring outcomes in these new models. Teachers are the linchpins here. They’re much more than just motivational coaches, they must become results-oriented diagnosticians of student learning."

As you read this, students all over the country are sitting for state standardized exams. Schools spend up to 40% of the year on test prep, so that, shall we say, no child is left behind.

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