Posts by Erik Day

Competency-Based Education

CBE Supports at the School, Teacher and Student Levels

Getting Smart will soon be part of a panel at the iNACOL Symposium that will focus on competency-based education, and will also be part of a release of a forthcoming report on the topic. This post highlights a brief selection of our findings.

EdTech

Three Ongoing Trends in Education Data

Three ideas that continue to gain momentum in the use of education data are interoperability, meta-analysis, and continuous improvement--these shifts can make data usage easier, more widely applicable, and more effective, respectively. Learn more here.

EdTech

Tools for Project-Based Learning: The Landscape Today

The spread of access to low-cost devices holds great promise for giving more students high quality project-based experiences, but tech has yet to become a panacea for the challenges of PBL. In this post, we look at the recent history of PBL-oriented edtech, and draw some predictions about where it’s headed.