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This Is What Understanding Looks Like

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This is what understanding looks like: Using 'Self-Initiated Transfer' to drive 21st-century assessment.
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More Colleges Are Offering Microcredentials—And Developing Them The Way Businesses Make New Products - EdSurge News

More Colleges Are Offering Microcredentials—And Developing Them The Way Businesses Make New Products - EdSurge News | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
If 2012 was “The Year of the MOOC”—massive open online courses, usually offered for free—2017 could be “The Year of the Microcredential.”A growin
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Once thought to be a fad, MOOCs showed staying power in 2016

Once thought to be a fad, MOOCs showed staying power in 2016 | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
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Could nanodegrees be the future of college? Shouldn't they be?
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Enriching Learning Experience Through a Business Simulation or a Game

Enriching Learning Experience Through a Business Simulation or a Game | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Exult is an award winning innovative solution providers for E-learning, Mobility and Technology.
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Chromebooks and G Suite for Education Boost Student Engagement and Learning

Chromebooks and G Suite for Education Boost Student Engagement and Learning | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Google surveys examine the impact of their products and apps in K–12 education.
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Students Can Grade Themselves When We Make It About Learning

Students Can Grade Themselves When We Make It About Learning | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Although doing report card grades is my least favorite part of teaching, working with students to determine an appropriate level of learning has greatly improved the experience. I love to list to students talk about what they are most proud of and read their answers to their forms. It's as much an opportunity for them to reflect as it is for me.
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Competency-Based Education Gets Employers' Attention

Competency-Based Education Gets Employers' Attention | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
The Committee for Economic Development hosted a discussion of how competency-based education could fill gaps in workforce needs.
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Today's word: Proficiency - KeepMEcurrent.com

Today's word: Proficiency - KeepMEcurrent.com | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
There are big changes at Westbrook High School, which is forging ahead with a new curriculum model.
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It’s Time for Mid-Course Corrections in K-12 Competency-Based Education « Competency Works

It’s Time for Mid-Course Corrections in K-12 Competency-Based Education « Competency Works | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Our reflection on how the field of competency-based education is developing has resulted in a number of emails raising other concerns and opportunities. It’s…
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Competency Based Education: Strategies for Change Leadership (Part 1) | Pearson Blog

Competency Based Education: Strategies for Change Leadership (Part 1) | Pearson Blog | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
For many in higher education, Competency-Based Education (CBE) is synonymous with change, big change. But one of the most important – yet often overlooked – aspects of developing a successful CBE program is change leadership.
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How do I explain standards-based grading to parents? - YouTube

This video was created for the Standards-Based Grading Conference on April 24, 2013 in Cedar Rapids, IA (www.tinyurl.com/sbgconference)
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What is the Difference between Standards-Based Grading (or Reporting) and Competency-Based Education? « Competency Works

img class=” wp-image-8749 ” alt=”Matt Townsley” src=”http://www.competencyworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/matt-townsley-199×300.jpg” width=”139″…

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Mark Townsley discusses these two education terms in order to highlight their similarities and differences.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 14 Excellent YouTube Math Channels for Teachers and Students | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
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The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too -

The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too - | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too by Terry Heick Schools, as we know them, are dying. Shopping, as we know it, is dying. While both are obvious, one loss seems to breed opportunity while the other makes us hold on for dear life. Why? First, some context. Nestled between the perceived ‘old way’ …
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South Korea’s education system outperforms 208 nations - Educate Every Child on the Planet: The World Top 20 Project

South Korea’s education system outperforms 208 nations - Educate Every Child on the Planet: The World Top 20 Project | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
South Korea best every country on the planet in education, again in 2016. By out ranking its closes competition for over the last three years Japan, by 3 points. South …
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Let's Not Kill The Love Of Reading

Let's Not Kill The Love Of Reading | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Kelly Gallagher via Pinterest To all my fellow educators, especially those who are in leadership positions and/or the teachers o
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What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Students need a deep conceptual understanding of fractions to succeed in high school algebra. Maximizing learning with attention to brain science can help all
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If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning (EdSurge News)

If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning (EdSurge News) | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
As educators, we are tasked with the weighty responsibility of helping prepare students to be successful in life. And as wide a swath as life may cut, students must be prepared for whatever challenge it unfolds. Despite many state standardized tests following the cookie-cutter approach of one-size-f
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This is the difference between 'projects' and 'project-based learning' - Daily Genius

This is the difference between 'projects' and 'project-based learning' - Daily Genius | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Getting students excited to learn is one of the most stressful, difficult, and time-consuming tasks you can imagine. However, the rewards are plentiful as a properly assembled lesson, engaged class, and obvious learning makes any teacher thankful for the hard work they put into the class. One of the more exciting ways teachers are engaging …
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It’s Time for Mid-Course Corrections in K-12 Competency-Based Education « Competency Works

It’s Time for Mid-Course Corrections in K-12 Competency-Based Education « Competency Works | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Our reflection on how the field of competency-based education is developing has resulted in a number of emails raising other concerns and opportunities. It’s…
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Grade levels could be a thing of the past in schools focused on competency

Grade levels could be a thing of the past in schools focused on competency | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
Some educators says grouping students by age is too important for social-emotional development to give up grade levels altogether. Photo by Fuse/Getty Imag
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Competency-based Education: Strategies for Change Leadership (Part 2) | Pearson Blog

Competency-based Education: Strategies for Change Leadership (Part 2) | Pearson Blog | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
For many in higher education, Competency-Based Education (CBE) is synonymous with change, big change. But one of the most important — yet often overlooked — aspects of developing a successful CBE program is change leadership.
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The shocking truth about competency based education

The shocking truth about competency based education | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do...
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10 Awesome Tips for Teachers Using YouTube in the Classroom

10 Awesome Tips for Teachers Using YouTube in the Classroom | Competency-based Education | Scoop.it

"These top tips are designed to help teachers who are using YouTube in the classroom. They make YouTube safer, less distracting, and more appropriate for schools.

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What is competency-based education?

In a competency-based system, students move ahead when they've mastered content, not when they've reached a certain birthday or endured the required ...
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