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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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Just Around the Corner: New England Secondary School Consortium Conference

March 13, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Maine Creating Common Language

March 13, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones

Which Pilot Do You Want Flying Your Plane?

March 12, 2013

Brian Stack

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Wait...Don't...Oh, missed it.

March 8, 2013

Bill Zima

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Learn Lessons from the Field

Let's Get REAL

March 7, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

If Failure Is Not an Option, Neither Are Supports

March 6, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Where Things Can Go Wrong

March 1, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, How to Get Started

Necessary for Success

February 28, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Ensuring the Going is Good

February 26, 2013

Nicholas C. Donohue

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity

Teachers: The Engine of Change

February 22, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

The Magic Ingredient: Information Management Systems

February 20, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

The Karate Studio: An Excellent Example of a Competency-Based Classroom

February 19, 2013

Brian Stack

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Whole District Reform - Oh My!

February 15, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Tempo, Pacing, and Personalization

February 8, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Reflect That!

February 6, 2013

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Gifted and Struggling Alike

February 5, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones

Put Your Thinking Hats On – It’s VSS Time

February 4, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Assessment All the Time? Why Not?

February 4, 2013

Bill Zima

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Setting Students Up For Failure?

January 30, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

The Shift From Cohorts to Competency

January 30, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

"CBE allows me to be teacher that I always knew that I could be"

January 29, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified 

January 28, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

What Gets Measured Gets Done

January 24, 2013

Chris Sturgis

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Our Competency-Based System Has Changed the Face of IEP Meetings

January 24, 2013

Brian Stack

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field

21st Century Skills and Designing Competencies

January 23, 2013

Andrew Miller

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction