LearnLaunch: Standards Based, Competency Based Learning Emerges in K-12
At the 2015 LearnLaunch Conference, Julia Freeland moderates a panel on competency-based education in K-12 schools. Panelists include Renee Foster, President and Publisher, Curriculum Associates; Alison Hramiec, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Boston Day and Evening Academy; Tom Raffio, Chairman, New Hampshire Board of Education; and Claudia Reuter, Vice President, HMH Labs at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Introduction by Julia Freeland.
- How Boston Day and Evening Academy is different from a traditional high school.
- New Hampshire is a leader in CBE. State policy is to measure by mastery instead of credit hours. What does this means for teachers?
- How can entrepreneurs and vendors use new tools to support this student-centered paradigm? What is the future of assessments?
- Alternative methods for students to demonstrate mastery.
- Importance of aligning CBE tools with state compliance needs in K-12.
- Tools to support this paradigm: information systems, Salesforce for education.
- Tools; paperless grade books must be teacher-friendly and accessible to parents and students.
- CBE stamp on products doesn’t necessarily mean it’s meeting school’s needs.
- Advice to entrepreneurs: what are the biggest gaps in this space? Student-directed learning and student motivation; classroom management tools.
- Integration; improving the teacher experience.
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