Competency-based Education

Does Content Matter

There are two questions that I have thought about often and deeply over the last 5 years while trying to create an innovative school model. The first is asked by every student at least once in their educational career (and by my own middle school and high school children more often than I would like), [...]

By |2019-04-30T12:44:54-04:00February 14th, 2019|Competency-based Education|0 Comments

Building 21: Designing a Network for Competency-Based Education

This post originally appeared at GETTINGSMART on July 8, 2018.  By Chip Linehan Our current system’s narrow definitions of student success value content knowledge over the skills and mindsets needed for students to thrive in today’s rapidly changing world. On the other hand, next-generation graduation requirements that measure and credit a broader and deeper array [...]

Competency vs. Mastery vs. Proficiency

I am knee deep in the competency world and have read everything I can find about how to define this work.  Is it Competency-based education, or Mastery-based Education or Proficiency-based Education?  All of these terms are being used interchangeably, but do they really mean the same thing? I don’t think that they do. Here [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:45:51-04:00February 21st, 2014|Competency-based Education|3 Comments
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