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CompetencyWorks, Report

The Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment

Authors: Chris Sturgis, Laura Shubilla

Organizations: CompetencyWorks

Issues: Issues in Practice, Activate Student Agency

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The Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment delves into the fourth element of the definition of competency education: students receive timely, differentiated support based on their individual learning needs.

Understanding how to structure supports is important because learning in a competency-based environment means that students and adults are often on the edge of their comfort zone and competence — the learning edge. Download this paper and learn how innovators are designing school culture, embedding supports and organizing resources to ensure students are progressing and on pace.