What Straight A Students Get Wrong

Recently, the New York Times published a fascinating article about society’s approach to education. The NYT contends that academic grades rarely assess qualities like creativity, leadership and teamwork skills, or social, emotional and political intelligence. Yes, straight-A students master cramming information and regurgitating it on exams.  But career success is rarely about finding the right solution to a problem — it’s more about finding the right problem to solve.You can read the entire article here.

That’s why adaptive learning is so important. Rather than focussing on rote memorisation, adaptive learning ensures that students are presented with the educational material that’s important to them when they need it.

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