The Fallacy of Good Grades | Psychology Today | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Why tests don't measure your child's most important strengths By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D....

 

Even for children who perform well on academic tests, an "A" grade is only one measurement of success. A few things that school testing cannot measure include:

 

- Effort


- Critical thinking


- Creativity


- Collaboration


- Curiosity


- Respect


- Kindness


- Capacity to love


- Social and emotional intelligence


- Honesty


- Open-mindedness


- Initiative

 

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http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-moment-youth/201108/the-fallacy-good-grades

 

 

 

 


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