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Students Earn Digital Badges for Project Management Skills

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Time management, planning, finding a critical path, team management, and monitoring are all important parts of an effectively managed project. Here, we look at one effort to make sure they're not left our of PBL.

15 Dimensions of Personalized Learning

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It is easy to think of personalization simply as differentiated instruction, but a full commitment to supporting individual learning journeys has many dimensions such as these 15 we've identified.

Measure, Verify, and Signal Any Skill with Degreed’s New Skill Certification

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It’s a show-what-you-know world where demonstrated skills are becoming as valuable--in some cases, more valuable--than traditional degrees. Here's what Degreed is doing to change how we measure skills.

Getting Smart Podcast | Demonstrating Mastery for Future Success

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Chris Sturgis of CompetencyWorks and Tom Vander Ark share their thoughts on what Mastery (or competency-based learning) is, what it does and why it's important as part of the continuing conversation sparked from the recent National Mastery Communication Week.

The Science of Summit’s Success

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Summit Public Schools released a white paper from 15 years of research that shares what school leaders believe about helping young people be successful, the promise of public education and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning.

Smart Review | MasteryTrack: Powering Competency-Based Learning

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Mastery-based progression is challenging to consistently define much less track. The newly debuted MasteryTrack, a free online mastery-based dashboard system, is designed to solve these challenges.

Next Generation Learning Models for ELL Students

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Next Generation Learning Models for English Language Learners: Promising Practices and Considerations for Teaching and Learning highlights the promising practices and trends in personalized learning and competency-based education for ELL students.

6 Tips for Creating Powerful Assessments for Your Students

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By: Melissa Maypole. Assessments are no longer simply tests that students fret about or neglect to study for. As you probably know (likely based off of first-hand experience), today’s environment of heightened accountability for educators has made them stressful for teachers as well.

Getting Smart Podcast | Competency-Based Blended Language Learning

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Language teacher Jennie Taranovich shares more about her success after shifting to a personalized and competency-based classroom environment that helps individual students meet their respective academic goals.

Student Agency: Creating An Integrated and Authentic K-12 Approach

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By: Kate Bean. What does authentic student agency look like and how can we move beyond the surface to create a student-driven learning experience for elementary students as well as high schoolers preparing for college and career?

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