The Answer Sheet: performance standards


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/19/2009

Willingham: Is School About Learning or About Grades?

By Daniel Willingham. I have always told my children that school is not about grades, it’s about learning. I tell them that they shouldn’t compare themselves to other kids but should just mark their own progress in learning. I’m starting to rethink what I tell them.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/19/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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