Iowa Forum on Competency-based Education

Welcome to the Iowa Forum on Competency-based Education, a space for networking, deliberation, sharing, and organizing in Iowa.  This space will be largely self-organizing, so we encourage you to make it your own.  Join a discussion forum to offer questions or comments or post links to resources.  Invite friends and create a group!

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Are CBE schools really doing what they say they do?

Started by Sandra Dop Aug 4. 0 Replies

A new study will help determine if students in CBE schools really are progressing in those things we say matter. In Iowa we call them the universal constructs. …Continue

This kid IS a creative, critical thinker!

Started by Sandra Dop Jun 25. 0 Replies

Are you encouraging this kind of thinking in your school?…Continue

Blended Learning and CBE

Started by Sandra Dop Jun 21. 0 Replies

Standards-based grading, blended learning, personalized learning . . . so many innovative ways to go.  All of them connect with CBE. Check out this report by Clayton Christensen Institute for…Continue

Lindsay Unified made the journey!

Started by Sandra Dop Jun 20. 0 Replies

Are you ready to hear this from your students?“It used to be all about the teacher. Now it’s all about us,” says one 13-year old Lindsay “learner”.…Continue

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This site provides space for members to share information about competency-based education reforms. Comments, readings or other content do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Iowa Department of Education, REL Midwest, or the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement.

 

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