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!


Observing Teachers in PBL Classrooms

Started by Circe Stumbo Apr 2. 0 Replies

This is a very useful post about how to prepare to be observed when teaching in a project-based environment, as well as how to prepare to observe such a teacher.  …Continue

Tags: evaluation, project-based learning

Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

Started by Circe Stumbo Mar 30. 0 Replies

Here's an interesting post on NPR about a way to engage teacher leaders.  Might this also be a way to implement CBE?…Continue

Tags: teacher leader

New Report on Equity in CBE

Started by Mandi Bozarth Nov 13, 2014. 0 Replies

A new study from Jobs for the Future and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation focuses on equity issues in CBE:  …Continue

Tags: resources, equity

Are CBE schools really doing what they say they do?

Started by Sandra Dop Aug 4, 2014. 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

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