10 Step Primer for Competency-based Learning Design by Josie Jordan

10 Step Primer for Competency-based Learning Design by Josie Jordan

When planning curriculum, many of us were trained to rely on content resources to lead the way: What books will I cover? What textbook will I use? What concepts do I need to address? However, to be competency-based and make more room for personalization, shifting your focus to the skills learners need to build is essential. 

Use this “paint-by-numbers” guide to confidently sketch out your competency-based curriculum with bold and broad brushstrokes. It’s a simple, powerful process by which you’ll be well on your way to designing competency-based, learner-centered curriculum.  

SchoolHack co-founder to present at Big Picture Learning’s 2018 Big Bang Conference

SchoolHack co-founder to present at Big Picture Learning’s 2018 Big Bang Conference

The Big Picture Learning model is rich with learner agency and real-world learning opportunities. As innovative BPL schools integrate project-based learning and competency-based assessment, it comes as no surprise that they see a natural fit with LiFT’s learner-driven workflow and native CBE architecture. This past year, SchoolHack and a number of Big Picture Schools launched successful LiFT pilots and we’re excited to continue partnering to make these models shine.

Personalized Learning Plans for Healthy Identity Formation

Personalized Learning Plans for Healthy Identity Formation

Adolescence is a time of powerful change, as teens try on different identities and imagine possible futures. Educators have the opportunity to provide long-term benefits by supporting healthy identity formation. In this webinar we'll look at the "Why" behind developmental Personalized Learning Plans and look at simple, effective PLP strategies you can use to build agency, self-direction, and psychological well-being.