An ‘A’ in Abstractions

March 1, 2010

With assessment attracting increased focus in the push for 21st century skills learning, a new issue arises: How do you measure the immeasurable?

If a district head or state superintendent wanted to intensify the focus of his curriculum on 21st century skills, he would do well to pay a visit to Tucson’s Catalina Foothills School District (CFSD). There, on the Arizona city’s northeastern edge, educators and administrators have decided to go all in on 21st century skills, and in so doing have revamped every subject area from K through 12…