Future Success Can Be Taught

October 2, 2014
Lydia Dobyns

Lydia Dobyns

Much has been written on what goes beyond student test scores and grades — see my post last year called: “Soft Skills are ‘Hard as a Rock.'” Findings from a new research study published by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) offer compelling evidence that students attending schools in the Deeper Learning Network (DLN) achieve greater and more consistent outcomes than students in comparison schools. The AIR report shows that students participating in educational opportunities that demand critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, innovation and problem solving skills graduate on time and thrive in four-year colleges.

Read the blog at Huffington Post