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Can Competency-Based Education Demonstrate Mastery Across a Lifetime? #DLNchat

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The Twitter chat started by first defining the buzzwords at the center of our discussion. Cali Morrison added: “I define CBE as personalized pace, mastery-based learning where students demonstrate mastery through authentic assessment and progress as they learn rather than after a set amount of time.”. Some agreed that competencies have to be remastered repeatedly over a lifetime of learning; others argued that certain competencies have more staying power than others.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Badges.