It’s Time to Trash the Terms “Non-Cogs” and “Soft Skills”

They’re everywhere: in print, in conversation, in conference sessions. Invariably, including at SXSWedu last week, references to “the Non-Cognitives” and to “Soft Skills” are accompanied by grimaces and expressions of how much we dislike those terms – but then we use them anyway. 

This article by Andy Calkins appeared in Next Gen Learning on March 18, 2015.