Home Authors Posts by William Bryant

William Bryant

William Bryant
4 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
William Bryant is a Getting Smart Columnist, and founder and CEO of BetterRhetor, a company dedicated to closing the college-readiness gap. You can contact him at [email protected]

The Future of Testing

54
Shares
Future forms of large-scale assessment will function as integral dimensions of learning itself, rather than interruptions. They’ll both evaluate and reinforce the full array of knowledge and skills required for the success in both academic work and in real life.

A Place for the Humanities in the Digital Age

31
Shares
The rift between technical and humanistic fields today is closing, and K-12 teachers and students will find online a host of digital humanities resources in three primary areas: human geography, historical archives, and text analysis.

At The Intersection of Creativity and Critical Thinking

170
Shares
Generally speaking, creativity is associated with generating ideas, while critical thinking is associated with judging them. In practice, however, the two are not so easy to separate. In this post, we explore their relationship in greater detail.

Integrating Cognitive, Social and Personal Competencies

174
Shares
By: William Bryant. Personal and social skills typically get defined and taught separately from conventional schoolwork. Here, we look at some ways to successfully integrate cognitive, social and personal competencies.

FEATURED