Report Card Redesign – What Should Be Reported?

What if you could design a “cool” report card?  What if you could use technology to visualize what we struggle to write in words?  And then what if you realized that the innovative design you created was based on traditional assessments and not related at all to current thinking about best practices?

Last week, GOOD magazine announced the winner of its “Redesign the Report Card” contest. The winning entry is a design by Polly d’Avignon, and you can see it here. As a visual design effort, it’s a success. It’s gorgeous. It’s interactive, designed to be posted on a website and support parent and teacher dialog…


written by Susan M. Brookhart, an independent education consultant based in Helena, Mont., and a senior research associate in the Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning at Duquesne University.

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