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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Grit Webinar – Stats on Noncognitive Skills

Recently we had our Grit – Measuring What Matters webinar that focused on noncognitive skills and highlighted the U.S. Department of Education recently released report.  During the webinar we asked the participants their feelings about non-cognitive skills.  Results are in…what say you? Does your school offer some for of college readiness program? 88% yes – 12% no […]

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New Beginnings – Spring is Here

With a new season, comes fresh ideas, spontaneous growth, and gets those creative juices going.  Take the new season challenge and check out one of the resources below to be a better you. Educational Blog full of resources College Readiness Remediation and Student Orientations Great Marketing Consulting Site with Fresh Ideas and Free Stuff 10 […]

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Grit – Measuring What Matters Webinar – Success!

Last week, we had our webinar that highlighted the recent report released by the U.S. Department of Education – “Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century”.  We discussed noncognitive skills and examined how using those measures can help determine a student’s success. If you were unable to attend, feel free […]

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Get Smart

Are you getting smart?  If you want to know how to get smarter, check out a great site called  They are “a community passionate about innovations in learning. Getting Smart believes the shift to personal digital learning holds promise for improved student achievement in the developed world and access to quality education in the […]

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Grit – Measuring What Matters – Webinar

The Value of Student Non-Cognitive Measures is a hot topic that is gaining credibility and getting the attention of schools nationwide. Tenacity, Grit, and Perseverance are the “new black” when it comes to students completing college courses, degree programs, and overall achieving high levels of success in their endeavors. Recently the U.S. Department of Education published […]

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