Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

2020-03-15T20:24:23-04:00

-- Trent C, Grade 9 FLT is the name of a flexible block program at a high school in New Hampshire that allows students to have time in the school day for intervention and enrichment. This time gives students a voice and boosts academic achievement and overall social-emotional [...]

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas2020-03-15T20:24:23-04:00

The Top 5 List for Successful CBL

2020-03-08T17:25:20-04:00

Making the shift to a competency-based learning environment may seem like an overwhelming task. For administrators, how do you get everyone on board? As a teacher, how do you manage the shifts in grading and curriculum? And what about if you're a parent or a student? How do you [...]

The Top 5 List for Successful CBL2020-03-08T17:25:20-04:00

How PLCs Facilitate Competency Ed

2020-02-22T12:19:56-05:00

"...we didn’t set out to become a competency based learning environment. We had actually simply asked the question -- building a vision mission etc. -- “What is it that we want for our learners?” and we started to build from there. And we felt like the PLC model really [...]

How PLCs Facilitate Competency Ed2020-02-22T12:19:56-05:00

Competencies vs. Seat Time: How Do You Measure Student Achievement?

2020-03-02T14:24:59-05:00

A major component of competency-based education revolves around the idea of measuring student achievement by mastery of a skill, not how long they've spent in a classroom. So, if seat time, or even number grades, are not being used, how is a student's success actually measured in competency-based education? [...]

Competencies vs. Seat Time: How Do You Measure Student Achievement?2020-03-02T14:24:59-05:00

Competency Ed Encourages ‘Employability Skills’

2020-03-02T13:32:32-05:00

What are 'Employability Skills?' In short, employability skills are just what they sound like. Real world skills that will help you get a job. Some students may feel like that the things they are learning are useless, that the only skills they are developing are how to efficiently work [...]

Competency Ed Encourages ‘Employability Skills’2020-03-02T13:32:32-05:00

The Key to Differentiation in Competency Based Education: A Flexible Block Schedule

2020-02-22T12:41:23-05:00

If you’re in the education sphere, you've likely heard of competency based education. It’s been growing in popularity across the country, and rapidly becoming the focus of not only higher educational curriculum, but secondary schools as well. Competency based education focuses, not simply on grades, but outcomes based on actual [...]

The Key to Differentiation in Competency Based Education: A Flexible Block Schedule2020-02-22T12:41:23-05:00