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May CompetencyWorks Catch-Up

CompetencyWorks Blog

Authors: Chris Sturgis

Issues: Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field


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

SITE VISITS AND CASE STUDIES

Mastery-Based Learning in Connecticut

Montpelier Public Schools

Providence After School Alliance (PASA)

 

PRINCIPAL, SUPERINTENDENT, AND TEACHER PERSPECTIVES

Culture Comes First by Courtney Belolan

How I Learned What Proficiency-Based Teaching and Learning Really Means by Kate Gardoqui

 

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

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

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

Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Refurbishing for Personalized Learning by Courtney Belolan

 

REPORTS

Seizing the Moment

 

REFLECTION

Meeting Students Where They Are: Accountability Paradox (Part 1)

Meeting Students Where They Are: Academic Domains (Part 2)

How are We Doing Implementing Student-Centered Learning?

 

POLICY UPDATES

South Carolina Overview

Update on Maine’s Proficiency-Based Diploma Policy

Laying the Groundwork for Proficiency-Based Learning in Rhode Island

Promising State Policies

 

AROUND THE WEB

Donnell-Kay Foundation

New England Secondary School Consortium

iNACOL

Getting Smart

EdSurge

Educause

LinkedIn Pulse