Fostering and Measuring Skills : Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success *

@inproceedings{Kautz2014FosteringAM,
  title={Fostering and Measuring Skills : Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success *},
  author={Tim Kautz},
  year={2014}
}
Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success This paper reviews the recent literature on measuring and boosting cognitive and noncognitive skills. The literature establishes that achievement tests do not adequately capture character skills: personality traits, goals, motivations, and preferences that are valued in the labor market, in school, and in many other domains. Their predictive power rivals that of cognitive skills. Reliable… CONTINUE READING
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