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Aurora Institute and Center for Assessment Recommend Ways State Leaders Can Build Balanced Assessment Systems

January 15, 2020

Maria Worthen, Carla Evans, Scott Marion

Issues: Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Commit to Equity, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Framing Habits of Work and Capstone Skills in Northern Cass

January 14, 2020

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field, Redefine Student Success

The Evolution of Competency-Based Transformation in Northern Cass

January 8, 2020

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Evaluate Quality, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field

Education Domain Blog

Education Innovation Is Flourishing Across the Commonwealth of Virginia

January 3, 2020

Natalie Slocum

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency

Reinventing Crediting and Transcripts (Part 2): Considerations for Making Change

January 2, 2020

Jonathan Martin

Issues: Issues in Practice, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Reinventing Crediting and Transcripts (Part 1) – Learning from Experience

December 30, 2019

Jonathan Martin

Issues: Issues in Practice, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Building 21’s Open Competencies, Rubrics, and Professional Development Activities

December 23, 2019

Thomas Gaffey

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

What Could a Shift Toward a Whole Child Approach Look Like in Schools? An Emphasis on Mental Health

December 23, 2019

Brooke Stafford-Brizard

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Learn Lessons from the Field

The Competency Train Pulls Into Kankakee: Common Start-up Challenges and Strategies

December 17, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field

Deep Community Partnerships Lead to Authentic Project-Based Learning at Oakland USD

December 12, 2019

Young Whan Choi

Issues: Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

A Call to Action for Higher Education to Modernize Teaching

December 12, 2019

Katherine Casey

Issues: Federal Policy, Modernize HEA, State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

What's New In K-12 Competency-Based Education?

December 6, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice

Education Domain Blog

The State of the Field, 2019

December 6, 2019

Susan Patrick

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Develop Educator Capacity, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Activate Student Agency, Engage Community

The Challenges of a Large, Diverse School District and the Promises of Performance Assessment Micro-credentials

December 2, 2019

Justin Elliott

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field

But What About The Test?

November 25, 2019

Christy Kingham

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Building a District Innovation Ecosystem Accelerates School Transformation

November 19, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Learn Lessons from the Field

CompetencyWorks Releases Report Updating Definition of Competency-Based Education

November 14, 2019

Eliot Levine, Susan Patrick

Issues: State Policy, Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Commit to Equity, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Activate Student Agency, Design for Educational Equity

Education Domain Blog

CompetencyWorks Releases Report Updating Definition of Competency-Based Education

November 14, 2019

Eliot Levine, Susan Patrick

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Activate Student Agency

Education Domain Blog

Eliot Levine Shares News on the Definition of Competency-Based Education in the Latest Innovation Spotlight Podcast

November 12, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Activate Student Agency

Student Thinking Made Visible: Assessing Transferable Skills With Brief Performance Tasks

November 12, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

New Resources and Future Directions in Competency-Based Education

November 7, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice

Where We Started and Where We Are Now: Reflecting on the Field of Competency-Based Education

November 4, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice

Education Domain Blog

iNACOL Has Become the Aurora Institute

October 29, 2019

Susan Patrick

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

Education Domain Blog

The U.S. Department of Education Is Inviting New Applications for Round 3 of the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority

October 26, 2019

Alexis Chambers, Maria Worthen

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

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