The Big Payoff: Listen to Matthew Pietrafetta, Founder of Academic Approach, discuss student growth and development, standardized testing and academic skills assessment, the importance of soft skills and non-cognitive factors, as well as students with special learning needs.
https://soundcloud.com/thebigpayoff/matthew_pietrafetta We have become a nation of test takers. Standardized tests begin at age 5 and continue through our hiring processes to how we promote employees. But what are we measuring? If a culture becomes what it measures…what are we becoming? Matthew Pietrafetta founder of Academic Approach, Chicago’s preeminent test prep tutoring center, is an expert on the topic. After you listen, please answer the following: Did you find his perspective (a) surprising (b) enlightening (c) Fancy Rachel word (d) all of the above? https://bigpayoffradio.com/2015/05/testing-what-is-it-good-forwmatthew-pietrafetta-episode-18/