Profile 1: Ideal Implementation


How do portfolios translate to credits? In this implementation, we would not translate to traditional credits. Each competency would be its own “mastery credit”. For example, if there are 30 graduation competencies in the portfolio model, there would be a possibility of 30 mastery credits. There are two different levels of mastery credits: [...]

Definition and Design Principles of CBE


Description In 2011, 100 educators from around the country came together for a convening and one of the artifacts was a working definition. It is this definition that became the inspiration for the Learning What Matters Competency Framework. Students advance upon demonstrated mastery. Competencies include explicit, measurable, transferable learning objectives [...]

The Building Blocks of a Competency-Based Model


Description There are more schools, resources, and experts in the field of CBE than ever before. As veteran CBE designers, we invite you to consider how transitioning to CBE is about more than just changing your grading system. It is about laying the groundwork for changes necessary to make school more equitable for [...]

World Language Competencies


WL.1 Communication: I can communicate effectively in more than one language in order to function in a variety of situations and for multiple purposes. WL.2 Cultures: I can interact with cultural competence and understanding. WL.3 Comparisons: I can develop insight into the nature language and culture in order to interact with cultural competence. [...]

Visual Art Competencies and Continua


VA.1 Creating: I can conceive and develop new artistic ideas and work. VA.2 Presenting: I can interpret and share artistic work. VA.3 Evaluating: I can understand and evaluate how the arts convey meaning. Get Competencies and Continua Open Resources Aligned to Each Competency