Focus on children, not testing
Academic achievement requires student engagement, personalized learning and skilled and caring teachers, not just testing gains, said a recent report from ASCD's Commission on the Whole Child. "We need to rethink what education of the whole child means and make sure every student has access to a rich and challenging curriculum that pays attention to other aspects."
ASCD Commission on the Whole Child. (2008). The learning compact redefined. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Academic achievement factors report
Posted by Lesley Farmer at 1:24 PM
Labels: academic achievement, ASCD, distance learning, engagement, teachers
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