Steps Toward Valuing Education

Adam F. Simon, Moira O'Neil, and Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor

This interactive, multimedia report summarizes the results of a quantitative experiment on the effects of values, or specific reframing tools, on the issues of skills and learning, learning time, and assessment.

Developing metaphors that can broaden thinking about assessment beyond standardized testing, and encourage thinking about extending learning over time and beyond the classroom, will be vital in developing a Core Story of Education.