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January CompetencyWorks Catch-Up

CompetencyWorks Blog

Author(s): Chris Sturgis

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

Calendar Page JanHere are the highlights from January 2016 on CompetencyWorks. Happy reading. And let us know if you have questions you want us to delve into!

Maine Road Trip Series


Wells High School

University of Maine at Presque Isle

Northern Maine Education Collaborative

Educator Resources

Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Common Assessment by Courtney Belolan

The Overwhelming Act of Assessing Writing in a CBE School by Crystal Bonin

Collecting a “Body of Evidence” by Jonathan Vander Els, Jill Lizier, and Terry Bolduc

Principal and Superintendent Perspectives

Keep the Vision in Your Sights by Bill Zima

Kids in the Pipeline During Transition to Proficiency-Based Systems by Steve Lavoie

Policy Updates

Georgia’s Education Reform Commission Recommends Moving to Competency Education

iNACOL Submits Recommendations to ED In Open Comment Period for ESSA Request for Information


What is it Going to Mean to Have a Proficiency-Based Diploma?

Around the Web

Getting Smart

Christensen Institute

The Ed Fly Blog