Competency-Based Education

What is Mastery Learning?

By Scott Ellis. Today, through technology, tools, and expertise, we have the ability to scale mastery learning at a national level. The question is: will we choose to do it?

EdTech

Top 5 Benefits of Coding for Kids

The benefits of learning to code are surprisingly wide-ranging. Here are the top five benefits of coding that help learners in many other aspects of their lives.

Leadership

7 Traits of Learner-Centered Teachers

Working with teacher and leaders in Harmony Public Schools, we identified 7 traits of learner-centered teachers. Learner-centered teaching requires acting as a guide, providing on-demand support, leveraging technology for personalized learning, committing to professional growth, embodying core values, encouraging student autonomy, and creating authentic learning experiences.

Personalized Learning

Project-Based Learning and the Middle School Mind

Middle school students need project-based learning environments to compete with the multitude of issues they face in their changing lives. There is nothing quite like the air of excitement when students are learning with their full attention and when they have a purpose for learning.

Competency-Based Education

Competency-Based Education: Definitions and Difference Makers

By: Janice Walton and Mary Ryerse. Across the country, there is a growing movement to transition away from seat-time and move towards a flexible structure that allows students to progress in their learning after they have demonstrated mastery. Learn more here.