In the past month, CompetencyWorks
wrote about recent visits to district schools in Harrisburg, South Dakota and
Farmington, Minnesota to see competency-based systems change in action.
In Harrisburg, shifts to competency-based, personalized
learning are happening systemically across all grade levels, as described in
this blog series about district-wide
transformation, multi-age groupings
at the elementary level, and habits of
mind and structuring a competency-based elementary classroom.
Farmington is shifting toward deeply personalized learning, and
their strong focus on teacher agency means that the transformation is taking
many different forms:
Eliot Levine,Susan Patrick, Ashley Jones iNACOL CompetencyWorks