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Five Things for Big Districts to Think About

After speaking with district leaders, here are five thoughts on how big districts can move forward toward personalized, competency-based education.

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Multiple Pathways to Competency-Based Education?

Competency education is a paradigm shift – it is a change in the underlying assumptions. This means there has to be a way to shake off the old assumptions, which is tricky to do when all of us have grown up in the traditional education system.

7 months ago by

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Learning

A Reflection on the Field of Competency Education

By: Chris Sturgis. In perhaps the year's best blog on competency education, we examine the expansion of CompetencyEd, progress by leading organizations, the greatest weakness currently in the field and current Issues going forward.

9 months ago by

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Blog Series

Doing It Yourself: From Independent Learning Plans to Organizing Your Instructional Path

By: Chris Sturgis. Through competency-based models students take responsibility and ownership of their journey to a career of their choosing. This is what GenDIY is all about, students creating, designing, and owning their education.

one year ago by

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Preparing for Conversations with Parents

Designing conversations with parents about their student's academic levels, pace, and progress in competency-based education and helping parents and their students appreciate the value of personalized learning. emphasis on personalized learning based on where students are in their learning

one year ago by

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College Spark Washington

College Spark Washington funds programs across Washington state that help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degrees.

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Learning

Optimizing Personalized, Blended, Competency-based Schools

Wouldn’t teachers start to have those “what if” moments at lunch or walking in from the parking lot about how they could combine different elements of the different strands of innovation. Wouldn’t students start to bring ideas between classrooms about how their project-based learning could really benefit from ...

2 years ago by

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Learning

Takeaways and New Questions from EAA School Visits

I encourage you to take the time to put a team together or even a cross-district or cross-state team to go visit Nolan Elementary, Phoenix Multicultural, Brenda Scott Academy for Theatre Arts, and Southeastern Technical High School sooner than later. Michigan and Detroit have a lot of volatile political dynamics (i.e t...

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