Will Richardson published a few blog posts discussing what we measure and don’t measure in education (or how hard it is to measure) as well as valuing the immeasurable. He includes the following graph:

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I myself would love for our society to have a larger discussion on what we value in education. Content knowledge is great (and the primary goal), but I would love our schools to examine greater (and more difficult) values that address the question of how we live full and whole lives.

 

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December 14, 2013

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