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Competency-Based Learning Puts Students at the Center. It’s Perfect for Now.

Edsurge

One solution my district is beginning to explore is a competency-based learning system, and I am on a team of teachers and administrators working for the change. For various reasons, school districts have been slow to shift from the traditional seat-time systems of education to a more modern model that heralds personal learning.

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What Is Competency-Based Learning, Why Does It Matter?

The CoolCatTeacher

Every Classroom Matters episode 210 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. New Hampshire and educator John Martin are at the forefront of the competency-based learning movement. Competencies by nature remove the class rank and the coveted valedictorian’s spot.

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8 LMS features that support student autonomy in the classroom and beyond

Neo LMS

Student autonomy in the classroom is essential for efficient learning. Students need to be able to learn at their own pace to better grasp and retain information Self-paced, personalized learning allows them to gradually accumulate knowledge and competencies according to their needs and level. . Flipped classes.

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How to make competency-based education possible through an intelligent learning platform

Neo LMS

Competency-based learning is easier to implement when you have the right tools. An intelligent learning platform (ILP) is the ideal option. This technology already incorporates all the features you need to implement a competency-based learning model. Improved confidence and self-assessment skills.

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4 important lessons our school learned about competency-based learning

eSchool News

In previous generations, the “organize and sort” method, typified by an A-F grading scale, was the most thorough manner of assessing students given the lack of unifying systems that could track and chart specific skill development. So what school-wide practices support true competency-based education? But times have changed.

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New to Competency-Based Learning? Here're Five Ways to Assess It

Edsurge

He adds, “Kids are allowed to learn at their own pace, and can learn experientially.” When a competency-based approach to assessment is in place, students must show what they know as well as what they can do. Below are five ways to approach competency-based learning assessment.

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How does an intelligent learning platform help teachers create a truly personalized learning environment?

Neo LMS

Simply put, personalized learning means adapting the learning experience to each student’s individual needs, skills, and goals. It sounds improbable since there is only one teacher in the classroom and many students with different abilities, interests, etc. . Online games and assessments. Competency-based learning.