In this Learning Path, you will learn how growth toward internalization of the Habits of Mind requires forms of assessment that differ from those used for content-based learning. Such assessments are on-going and formative, encouraging reflection and self-assessment. Led by authors Bena Kallick and Art Costa, you will explore several forms of assessment, including checklists, interviews, journals, and portfolios, each requiring positive descriptors of growth within the Habits of Mind.
Learning Path Outcomes:
- Understanding formative assessment and how it differs from achievement and content assessment.
- Utilize checklists as indicators of growth.
- Apply concept attainment strategies to self-assessment activities.
- Understand how journals and portfolios provide valuable qualitative self-assessment data.