Getting Smart Podcast | Schools Can (and Should) Measure Noncognitive Skills

Developing noncognitive strengths is something nearly every teacher addresses daily. Increasingly schools, districts, networks and states are upping the ante for social-emotional learning (SEL), investing more time, energy and expense into these programs.
Accompanying this stepping up is a greater attention to evaluating what’s working and for whom by collecting evidence and assessing needs, opportunities and impact.
In this podcast, Megan and Cat speak with Jonathan Martin, Strategic Implementation Advisor to ProExam Tessera™, about the importance of schools measuring students’ noncognitive skills to help them grow and succeed, and answer some of the FAQs around the benefits of doing so.

This post is part of a blog series on measuring SEL and non-cognitive skills produced in partnership with ProExam (@proexam). Join the conversation on Twitter using #SEL. For more blogs in this series, see:


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Catherine Wedgwood

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