Competency-Based Education implies leaving behind the A-F grading scale and designing instruction that includes explicit, measurable, transferable learning objectives to empower students with specificity in their learning and at its best, enables them to move at their own pace (often coupled with personalized learning). It also emphasizes the same departure of other modern pedagogy in that students create knowledge and the ability to use that knowledge going forward. This topic impacts credentialing, mastery and assessment.
Measuring Learning Growth: Competencies and Standards
Design for Delight: Building Durable Schools with Learners
CBE: Getting Started with Learner-Centered Practices with an Equity Lens
Surviving the Extremes at the WPS Summit
Rashawn Caruthers details her attendance at the 2021 WPS Summit.
Learning at the Concourse: Crosstown High
In the heart of midtown Memphis is Crosstown Concourse, home of Crosstown High. Rebecca Midles and Erik Day share what they experienced on a recent visit.
The Four C’s of Student Success
Stephanie Malia Krauss explores how the 4C’s of student success must be pursued with as much attention, passion, and focus as the 4C’s of reopening schools.
Three Strategies to Engage Middle Grade Students in Data Science
Data education can take many forms, but all have the opportunity to change youths’ view of what data are and how data can help them to make a difference in the world. Chad Dorsey explores the opportunities that lie in data science curricula.