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Drawing on lessons learned by innovators and early adopters, this blog shares original research, knowledge, and a variety of perspectives from across the field of K-12 competency-based education.

 

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Supporting Deeper Learning Through High-Quality Internship Projects

September 12, 2019

Sonn Sam

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

Structuring Schools to Enable Deep, Student-Centered Learning in Real-World Settings

September 9, 2019

Sonn Sam

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Engage Community, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Webinar: A Strategic Reflection on the Field of Competency-Based Education

September 4, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: State Policy, Issues in Practice

What Do You Mean When You Say “Student Agency”?

August 29, 2019

Jenny Poon

Issues: Issues in Practice, Activate Student Agency

Eastern Carver’s Framework for Lifelong Learning Skills

August 26, 2019

Eliot Levine

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

Strategies for Building Student Ownership of Their Learning

August 20, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Activate Student Agency

Flexible Scheduling, Supports, and Monitoring at Pioneer Ridge Middle School

August 15, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field, Activate Student Agency

It Takes a Village to Personalize Learning to Every Student

August 12, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Evaluate Quality, Learn Lessons from the Field, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Personalizing Learning in an Alternative Arts High School

August 6, 2019

Eliot Levine

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

District-wide Transformation to Personalized Learning in Eastern Carver County, Minnesota

August 1, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field

Keeping Students at the Center with Culturally Relevant Performance Assessments

July 29, 2019

Maya Kaul

Issues: Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Design for Educational Equity

Reinventing High School: Measuring What Matters Most

July 22, 2019

Tony Wagner

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

The New Hampshire Learning Initiative: A Model for Catalyzing State-Wide Transformation

July 18, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

Celebrating Learning Can Be Moving and Uplifting, and We Need To Get It Right

July 15, 2019

Joy Nolan

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Personalized Competency-Based Learning: Maybe Not Just for Kids

July 11, 2019

James Rickabaugh

Issues: Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning

Recognizing Outstanding Student Achievement in Competency-Based Schools

July 8, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Activate Student Agency

Innovative Scheduling: Digital e-Learning Days and Academic Support Periods

July 1, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

iNACOL Releases Updates to the Snapshot of K-12 Competency Education State Policy Across the United States

June 27, 2019

Natalie Truong

Issues: State Policy, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Interstellar Time at Boeckman Middle School

June 24, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Shifting the English Department to Competency-Based Assessment

June 20, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Shifting the English Department to Competency-Based Learning

June 18, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

“Radical Trust” and Teacher Agency Drive Deeper Change in Farmington

June 13, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction

What’s New in K-12 Competency-Based Education?

June 11, 2019

Eliot Levine

Issues: Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Illustrating Proficiency Grading Levels: 1234 Versus ABCDF

June 7, 2019

Emily Smith

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction