Sunday, November 30, 2008

A marriage made in public education heaven!

Wearing the blue trunks, the reigning champion of public education..."Basic Knowledge"
And in the red trunks, the challenger..."21st Century Critical Thinking Skills"

Some say, let's get ready to rumble! I say, can't we all just get along?

Certainly, IF schools can somehow provide a practical blended approach to assessing both basic and critical thinking skills.

Meet the Henry Kissenger of educational diplomacy.
The College-Work-Readiness-Assessment (CWRA)

Building on decades of neuro-science research demonstrating the overt benefits of combining core knowledge with critical thinking skills, the CWRA requires students to apply basic skills to solve complex problems.

To read more on the CWRA click here

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