Skip to content
Aurora Institute

News & Insights for the K-12 Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Community

Sharing trends, analysis, and lessons learned to build knowledge on the future of teaching and learning practices and policies in K-12 education. Subscribe to our newsletters to stay up to date.
Reset

Filter blogs by:

  • Results showing

  • Issues

  • Location

View all posts

Education Domain Posts

CompetencyWorks Posts

results showing

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy April 2021 Updates

May 6, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Fund Innovation, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Five Big Ideas for Learner-Centered Competency Framework Design

May 5, 2021

Sydney Schaef

Issues: Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Engage Community

Competency-Based Education Needs Deeper Evaluation of Educational Equity Outcomes

April 22, 2021

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity, Evaluate Quality

Springpoint’s Phased Approach to Implementing Competency-Based Education, Phase Three: School Schedule and Student Learning Progression

April 15, 2021

Elina Alayeva, Christy Kingham

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Activate Student Agency

Springpoint’s Phased Approach to Implementing Competency-Based Education, Phase Two: Scaling Key Practices and Building Core Systems

April 12, 2021

Elina Alayeva, Christy Kingham

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction

Springpoint’s Phased Approach to Implementing Competency-Based Education, Phase One: Establishing a Solid Foundation

April 7, 2021

Elina Alayeva, Christy Kingham

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction

Creating a Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Culture at Kenowa Hills

March 31, 2021

Mike Burde

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Seeks Field Input on Annual Stakeholder Survey

March 30, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Aurora Institute, Aurora Institute Symposium, Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy March 2021 Updates

March 28, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

One Year In: Innovative Approaches to Learning During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Miho Kubagawa

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Engage Community

Resources from the Strategic Reflection on the Field of Competency-Based Education

March 24, 2021

Eliot Levine

Issues: State Policy, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Evaluate Quality, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

Our Call for Presentation Proposals for Aurora 2021 Closes Friday

March 23, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Aurora Institute Symposium

A Cornucopia of Competency-Based Education Resources from Vermont

March 18, 2021

Eliot Levine

Issues: State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Develop Educator Capacity, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction

Personalizing Professional Learning to Strengthen Personalized Learning for Students

March 11, 2021

Beth Holland, Ling Zhang

Issues: Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning, Learn Lessons from the Field

Education Domain Blog

U.S. Department of Education Issues State Guidance on Assessments This School Year Amid Pandemic 

March 9, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Personalizing Professional Learning to Increase Student Growth: Lessons from Lindsay Unified School District

March 9, 2021

Beth Holland, Ling Zhang

Issues: Issues in Practice, Evaluate Quality, Support Professional Learning, Learn Lessons from the Field

Education Domain Blog

Announcing the 2021 Virtual Aurora Institute Symposium & Call for Proposals

March 8, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Aurora Institute Symposium

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Submits Comments on the E-Rate Expansion

March 5, 2021

Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, Design for Educational Equity

Structuring Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment at Vancouver iTech

March 3, 2021

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency

Education Domain Blog

New Episode of Innovation Spotlight Episode - Racial Equity in Education Policymaking

February 26, 2021

Fred Jones

Issues: Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, State Policy, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Congratulates Christopher Rush as Next Director of Educational Technology

February 26, 2021

Susan Patrick

Issues: Aurora Institute, Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy February 2021 Updates

February 25, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

A Mastery-Based Math Teacher’s Journey, Part 4 – Embracing Problem-Solving and Further Refining Mastery Skills

February 24, 2021

Ashley Ferrara

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency

A Mastery-Based Math Teacher’s Journey, Part 3 – Moving Away From “Covering” Everything

February 19, 2021

Ashley Ferrara

Issues: Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field

A Mastery-Based Math Teacher’s Journey, Part 2 – Refining Mastery Skills and Assessment Strategies

February 16, 2021

Ashley Ferrara

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field

@Aurora_Inst

Join the thousands of education innovators who look to #PluggedIn to stay up to date with the latest from the field. Subscribe here: aurora-institute.org/get-emai… pic.twitter.com/mpCACwxBZ7

About 22 minutes ago from Aurora Institute's Twitter