Talking about Skills and Learning: A FrameWorks MessageMemo for the Core Story of Education Project

Susan Nall Bales, Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor, Eric Lindland, Moira O'Neil, Adam Simon

The first in a series of interpretive reports to emerge from the FrameWorks Institute’s Core Story of Education Project, this report outlines obstacles that prevent education reformers from engaging in meaningful public discussions about improving students’ skills development.

The public has little exposure to, much less practice with, connecting micro-processes of education – such as skills acquisition – with macro or structural educational issues.