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March CompetencyWorks Catch-Up

CompetencyWorks Blog

Author(s): Chris Sturgis

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

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

Site Visits and Case Studies

Building 21

Charleston County School District

Parker-Varney Elementary


Principal, Superintendent, and Teacher Perspectives

When Red Bank Went to Lindsay by Marie Watson

Dear Future Principal: Here is How You Can Positively Impact Student Learning by Brian Stack

Evaluating Your School’s Competency Education Journey and Answering the Question: Are We There Yet? by Brian Stack

Two Teachers’ Perspectives on CBE by Lauren Vann and John Paul Sellars

My Journey as a Self-Directed Learner by Jonathan Vander Els


Educator Resources

Using Evidence to Enhance Learning by Pam Harland

What We Can Learn from Chugach School District

Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Goal Setting by Courtney Belolan

Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Modeling by Courtney Belolan

Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Reining in the Checklist Mindset by Courtney Belolan

What’s New in K-12 Competency Education? by Natalie Abel

What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Education by Natalie Abel


Policy Updates

ESSA Represents an Historic Opportunity to Advance Personalized Learning by Lillian Pace


Research Opportunities

Announcing the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative


Around the Web

Christensen Institute

Getting Smart

Springpoint Schools