Posts by Chris Sturgis
During my visit to District 51 in Colorado to observe its shift to competency-based education, I learned more about how leadership is shaping the overall vision to create a culture that includes growth mindset and social & emotional learning.
I visited Mesa County Valley School District 51 in Colorado for a week to observe its shift to competency-based education. Here are highlights on how leadership is building consensus and shaping community engagement for input on changes.
As part of my NYC Mastering Mastery-Based Learning tour series, this blog discusses how the NYC Department of Education created the Mastery Collaborative to support schools ready to take on the new frontier of mastery-based learning.
The second blog in a two part series exploring how a district can implement high quality standards-based grading, and when it is the right time to do so.
The first blog in a two part series exploring how a district can implement high quality standards-based grading, and when it is the right time to do so.
Competency education is a paradigm shift – it is a change in the underlying assumptions. This means there has to be a way to shake off the old assumptions, which is tricky to do when all of us have grown up in the traditional education system.
By: Chris Sturgis. In perhaps the year's best blog on competency education, we examine the expansion of CompetencyEd, progress by leading organizations, the greatest weakness currently in the field and current Issues going forward.
By: Chris Sturgis. Through competency-based models students take responsibility and ownership of their journey to a career of their choosing. This is what GenDIY is all about, students creating, designing, and owning their education.