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New Zealand Leads the Way on Competency-Based Learning: Part 2

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In part one, I highlighted the research underpinnings, move toward equity, and cultural roots at play in New Zealand's competency-based education. Here, I conclude those thoughts with takeaway notes from some of New Zealand's leading experts.

New Zealand Leads the Way on Competency-Based Learning: Part 1

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By: Susan Patrick. New Zealand has been exploring competency-based learning and assessment as a way to move toward education equity for decades. Here, I look at where they're headed and lessons from the journey so far.

Designing Courses for Efficient Learning and Actionable Data

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By: Laura Seuscheck. Despite advances in technology, many non-traditional education providers are still struggling to develop high-quality, student-centered, personalized learning experiences. Here are some tips to help.

Two Reports Indicate Progress on Proficiency-Based Education in New England

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Graduation rates in six New England states rose from 80% in 2009 to almost 88% in 2015 according to a new report from the Great Schools Partnership. This is largely due to a focus on competency-based education.

Science Assessments Under NGSS: What Can We Expect?

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The introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) has been a catalyst for the development of assessments that are more aligned to what we actually want next-gen scientists to be able to do and perform.

Next Generation School Design

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A diverse group of education leaders recently gathered at the Digital Education Show in Dubai for a Getting Smart workshop to discuss best practices around new school design. Here are the results of their work.

Pacing in Competency-Based Learning

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Learning isn't a race--a competency-based environment should allow students to progress in each area of student learning at a pace that’s just right through a mixture of individual and group work.

Competency-Based Education Can Better Inform Parents, Students & Teachers

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By: Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider. Competency-based systems create a more transparent, complete, and accurate picture of student achievement than the traditional time-based and cohort-based system.

Pilots Offer a Promising Path to Competency-Based Education

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By: Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider. The experiences of Idaho, Utah and Florida around creating pilot state competency-based education programs confirm that a pilot program is a highly effective way for education leaders to kick-start these efforts.

Should I Grade-Skip My Gifted Child?

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By: Jonathan Wai, Ann Lupkowski Shoplik and Susan Assouline. One effective way to help talented students remain intellectually challenged and engaged in school is to have them skip a grade. But how do you decide this is right for your child?

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