1. A carefully constructed assessment instrument designed to help individuals reflect on their skills profile. The output comprises a person’s score on nine major traits, 27 sub-traits, and seven themes.
2. The Assessment Instrument is valuable for individuals to reflect on their skills profile and can be highly effective in team settings where team members assess each other to know how colleagues view each other's skills profile.
3. Well-designed measures of personality and skills traits like the Skills Studio Assessment Tool can predict highly consequential outcomes, including enabling a roadmap of learning and refining key skills.
About Formative Assessments: a tool to identify misconceptions, struggles, and learning gaps along the way and assess how to close those gaps. It includes effective tools for helping to shape learning and can even bolster students’ abilities to take ownership of their learning when they understand that the goal is to improve learning, not apply final marks. It can include students assessing themselves, peers, or even the instructor, through writing, quizzes, conversation, and more. In short, Formative Assessment occurs throughout a class or course and seeks to improve student achievement of learning objectives through approaches that enable the conscious reflection of behavior.