REVIEW: Counting What Counts

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license I have long had an interest in measurement and assessment. Not only what we measure, but how to go about it. I have also long been intrigued with Yong Zhou’s work and his contention that we often measure the wrong thing. It was for…

How SOFT Are You?

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs I recently started reading David Price’s book OPEN: How we’ll work, live and learn in the future. After extracts, reviews and recommendations I entered wondering what he would have to add to the debate about education. What interested me about Price was that, along with…

Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills – Collaborative Problem Solving

Photo Credit: Celestine Chua via Compfightcc This is the first assignment as a part of the ATC21S Coursera MOOC. It involved selecting an example of collaborative problem solving (CPS) in which you have been involved. The response included illustrating an understanding of the nature of collaborative problem solving, why it is important and what sets it apart from…