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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?

Supporting Teachers with Professional Learning at District 51

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As Mesa County Valley School District 51 continues its shift to a competency-based education model, it is also shifting its focus on professional development to professional learning for educators.

Laying the Foundation for Competency Education with Culture and Climate

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As they transition to a competency-based learning model, Mesa County Valley School District 51 is also focusing on creating a robust, empowered culture of learning with growth mindset, social and emotional learning and Habits of Mind at its very core.

Holacracy: Organizing For Change At District 51

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Holacracy is a system for self-organizing, so that as context changes, so can the organization. Here is more on how Mesa Valley County School District 51 is implementing this model internally as they shift to a competency-based education system.

Growing Into The Framework: A District’s CBE Implementation Strategy

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In its journey to shift to a competency-based learning model, Mesa County Valley School District 51 leadership is working to ensure there is strong support in place for all of its 44 schools as they grow into this new framework.

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