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Monday, January 10, 2011

Assessing What Matters by Robert J. Sternberg





















...So what should we assess? We should assess what students need to become active and engaged citizens of the world in which they will live-in a sense, what it takes to be "expert" citizens. Oddly enough, a lot of models can prepare students for the roles they will play in their world. Traditional schooling just does not happen to be one of them. We should also assess in ways that can help students develop the skills they need for success in school and life...


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