Every Classroom Matters episode 210
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New Hampshire and educator John Martin are at the forefront of thecompetency-based learningmovement.In today's show,we'll give you an overview of competency-based learning including some of the benefits and the problems.Whatever your school situation,by having teachers agree upon standard competencies that students master,schools can be more certainof what students know.Listen Now.
Think about it.As John says in the show,high school teachers say the kids are coming to them unprepared andblamethe middle school teachers.Middle school points down to elementary.Elementary points to kindergarten.And kindergarten blames the parents.Who isresponsible?
But,wow,are there somechallenges!Competencies by natureremove the class rankand the coveted valedictorian's spot.Learners are working at adifferent pace.Even 威廉希尔体育app滚球assessment changes with competency-based learning.And when students master things quickly,in some ways,they need to be pushed to level up past the competency.John has a frank conversation about the pros and cons of competency-based learning andhow his district is working through the challenges.This is an important conversation to share withcurriculumdirectors,policy makers,and those looking to level up past standards to competencies.
Essential Questions: What Is Competency-Based Learning,Why Does It Matter?
What is competency-based learning?
What are some of the challenges teachers experience with moving to competency-based learning?
What are some of the parent complaints about competency-based learning?
What are some of the challenges for college admissions from students graduating from school that uses competency-based learning?
How does teaching change when a school moves to competency-based learning?
Educator Resources from this Episode
- Add John Martin to your PLN @edventures
- New Hampshire's Journey towards Competency-Based Learning[Article]
- Recent #nhedchat Twitter Chat on Competency Based Learning[January 26,2016 Twitter Chat]
- Marzano Research'sCompetency-Based Learning Resources
- New York Times "Rethinking College Admissions" [Article John Martin mentioned that Angela Maiers had shared]
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