What it Takes to Transition to Competency Education
iNACOL - Blended and Online Learning Conference 2017
2:15 PM–3:15 PM Oct 25, 2017 | Northern Salon A3
- Josie Jordan - Learning Expert, SchoolHack Solutions
- Gabrielle Lumbra - Innovation Coach. Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union
Hear from a Vermont school leader how her district and others are creating true learner-centric systems as they transition from Carnegie units to a competency-based graduation framework. Discuss a range of common challenges faced during transitions to personalized, competency-based learning, such as: educator buy-in, redesigning content curriculum in a competency framework, defining competency, establishing benchmarks, accommodating self-paced learning and strategies to communicate redesign.
Session Outcome 1: Gain models of competency-based curriculum design in order to support teacher learning.
Session Outcome 2: Generate solutions to your own challenges in the shift to competency-based and personalized learning.
Session Outcome 3: Collect techniques and strategies from schools and districts far down the path of personalized and competency-based learning.