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Clarifying the Overall Pedagogical Approach

Posted on iNACOL.org on December 29, 2016 in New Learning Models, Practice by Chris Sturgis.  This is the eighth article in the series Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders.  Links to the other articles in this series … Continue reading

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Modernizing Educator and Leader Development for a Next Generation Workforce

A highly trained and engaged educator workforce will be the single most important driver of a successful personalized, competency-based education system. Educators and leaders will take on new roles as they work individually and collectively to design customized pathways to … Continue reading

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iNACOL Releases Blended Learning Report

Blending Learning: The Evolution of Online and Face-to-Face Education from 2008–2015 In 2008, iNACOL produced a series of papers documenting promising practices identified throughout the field of K–12 online learning. Since then, we have witnessed a tremendous acceleration of transformative … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 Introduced in the US Senate

On Friday, June 19, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015, major legislation that would support innovative ways to improve student access to the Internet and other digital learning … Continue reading

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CompetencyWorks Releases New Report on Implementing Competency Education

CompetencyWorks released a new report today: Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders, authored by Chris Sturgis, Principal of MetisNet. This paper describes effective district implementation strategies to convert traditional, one-size-fits-all models of education into more personalized, … Continue reading

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Resources to Read or Ponder over the Holidays

Thanks to iNACOL’s Plugged In eNewsletter iNACOL State Policy Frameworks: 5 Critical Issues to Transform K-12 Education Maria Worthen, VP for Federal and State Policy, iNACOL Susan Patrick, President and CEO, iNACOL How the Nation’s Capital is Reinventing its Classrooms for … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Competency Based Education from iNACOL

iNACOL SUMMER SPOTLIGHT  COMPETENCY EDUCATION Frequently, competency education is described as simply flexibility in awarding credit or defined as an alternative to the Carnegie unit. Yet, this does not capture the depth of the transformation of our education system from … Continue reading

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