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

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Twenty-year-old Asmaa is an example of how constant change and upheaval were hallmarks of the previous school year. Then COVID-19 catapulted education into crisis mode, forcing her and all students and teachers into at-home learning situations across the world. A student of mine in an accelerated program for new arrivals to the U.S.,

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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. Read more: NEO guide: Competency-based learning.

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How to write SMART learning objectives in your LMS

Neo LMS

Let’s dig deeper into the five traits that shape SMART learning objectives: . For example, helping students achieve good grades is not specific. Grades, progress in classes and feedback forms are just two examples; Achievable : it’s important to have a realistic approach while setting smart learning objectives.

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How to close learning gaps with the help of an intelligent learning platform

Neo LMS

What are learning gaps in education? Learning gaps are the difference between what students should have learned through a specific curriculum and what they learned in reality. For example, in a foreign language class, the objective can be for students to progress from beginner to pre-intermediate level in one year.

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14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

14 Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education. Today, I’m going back and updating the post with some new thinking, examples of innovation, a revised order, some links for context, and excerpts from longer papers on innovation at the university level. Six Common Examples Of Innovation In Higher Education. An example?

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

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According to a 2016 report by iNACOL, 36 states are currently investigating policy surrounding competency-based education. And as interest in this approach to teaching and learning increases, so does the need for assessments to support it. 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

Here are the main ILP tools teachers can rely on to personalize learning in and beyond the classroom: 1. Competency-based learning. Competency-based learning opens the door to a new, student-focused learning approach. Each module and assessment can have associated competencies.