For well over a century we've recorded the high school experience as a series of courses and grades, showing activity but not necessarily growth and accomplishment. Here is how the Mastery Transcript Consortium is working to change this approach for the better.
Summit Public Schools released a white paper from 15 years of research that shares what school leaders believe about helping young people be successful, the promise of public education and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning.
Mastery-based progression is challenging to consistently define much less track. The newly debuted MasteryTrack, a free online mastery-based dashboard system, is designed to solve these challenges.
By: Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider. The experiences of Idaho, Utah and Florida around creating pilot state competency-based education programs confirm that a pilot program is a highly effective way for education leaders to kick-start these efforts.
By: Karla Phillips. Our new publication "Policy, Pilots and the Path to Competency-Based Education: A Tale of Three States" shares the stories of three states taking different paths to achieve the same goal of creating state CBE pilot programs.
Competency-based education (CBE) allows for flexible pacing that ensures a proper foundation is built for each student before moving onto the next level. Though a challenging, Thomas Rooney, Supt. at Lindsay Unified School District is making CBE a reality for students in his district.
The grade book supports teachers as they build outcomes for learning modules and evaluate student growth towards mastery of these outcomes. The gradebook will book will available to all Canvas users, including those who utilize the free version.