When students have voice in their learning, they draw on their intrinsic motivation, set and exceed stretch goals for themselves, and learn deeply and joyfully. We know that adults need to be able to direct and manage their own efforts. So why wait?
Most agree the most powerful learning experiences invite bold, creative work that helps students develop their own distinctive competencies. But this type of vital student learning can’t be captured in a bubble test. It requires us to re-think assessment frameworks.