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An Expanding Awareness

In Jane Robbins’ article, Schools Implementing Government-Sponsored Personality Manipulation, she links to a document called Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World.  Jane’s article prompted me to revisit notes and comments I had written about a draft of … Continue reading

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“Noncognitive” Factors: Are they Fair Game for Data Collection and Instruction?

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In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming … Continue reading

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