Competency-Based Education

Personalized Learning

It’s Not a Matter of Time

CCSSO and iNACOL believe that it is not a matter of time. Their summit in Denver highlights a system that has clear expectations, robust instructional options and verifies that students have met the expectations.

Personalized Learning

On Merit Badges

The Common Core creates a great opportunity to rethink school. By defining competency clusters and related groups of assessments, ‘merit badges’ could replace courses, credits and seat time matriculation.


Rethinking Time in Online Learning

In online learning, we often tout how one of its best attributes is flexibility. We talk about how online learning will allow students to learn at their own pace, and how we will meet them where they are. A case of this was talked about recently on CNN, an echo…