August 2017 CompetencyWorks Catch-Up

August 31, 2017 by

Here are the highlights from August 2017 on CompetencyWorks. Happy reading. And let us know if you have questions you want us to delve into!

 

#MASTERYWEEK

Mastery Communications Week Launches on Monday

Welcome to Mastery Communications Week! by Springpoint Schools

Much Ado About Mastery-Based Transcripts: What Schools Need to Know and What They Can Do by Stephen Abbott, Great Schools Partnership

The Mission and the Message by Mastery Collaborative

Supporting Educators as Ambassadors for Mastery-Based Learning by Next Generation Learning Challenges

Five Examples of Effective School Communication Strategies, on Five Different Platforms by Knowledge Works

Looking Back at Mastery Week

 

iNACOL2017

Incredible Opportunities for Learning and Networking at the iNACOL2017 Pre-Conference

iNACOL Symposium Competency Education Strand Keeps Getting Better and Better

 

HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRANSCRIPTS

New Metrics and Student Engagement System

Debunking a Myth – Competency-Based Transcripts Don’t Disadvantage High School Graduates in the Admissions Process by Sarah Linet and Stafford Peat

I’m Sorry I Failed You: Taking an Outcome-Based Approach to Student Learning in a Traditional Classroom by Mary Tkatchov

 

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

What’s New in K-12 Competency Education? by Natalie Abel

What’s New in K-12 Competency Education? by Natalie Abel

 

POLICY

Red Flag: When Habits of Work and Learning Become Extrinsic Motivation

New Resource: State Policy & K-12 Competency-Based Education

 

REFLECTION

Competency Education and the Complicated Task of Communicating

Reflecting on The Field of Competency Education: Where We Started and Where We Are Now

Reflecting on The Field of Competency Education: Organizations and Literature

Strategic Reflection on the Field of Competency Education: Lessons Learned

Strategic Reflection on the Field of Competency Education: Emerging Issues

 

TEACHER AND EDUCATOR PERSPECTIVES

Equity for ELs: Learning English in a Competency-Based System by Laureen Avery

 

AROUND THE WEB

Christensen Institute

Springpoint Schools

Students at the Center

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