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A century-old pillar of the school system is under fire as schools look to modernize student assessment.

The purpose of education is not to sort kids—it’s to grow kids. Teachers need to coach and mentor, but with grades, teachers turn into judges.

via Will Letter Grades Survive? | Edutopia

The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students

The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); having empathy toward and being supportive of one’s colleagues; being a good critical thinker and problem solver; and being able to make connections across complex ideas.

via The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students – The Washington Post

Creating a Positive Feedback Culture

via ASCD Express 13.09 – Creating a Positive Feedback Culture