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. Some contrast essays on topic are included.  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!


Several Articles and a Video We Need to Pay Attention To

Started by Sandra Dop Aug 28, 2015. 0 Replies

Success in the New Economyby Kevin Flemming  9:35 minute You Tube video that stresses career planning and POST-SECONDARY…Continue

"The Future of College": Article Predicting More Competency & Skills-Based Ed in Higher Ed

Started by Circe Stumbo May 19, 2015. 0 Replies

Here's an interesting article in Fast Company, about CBE in higher education:This is…Continue

Tags: Higher Ed

Observing Teachers in PBL Classrooms

Started by Circe Stumbo Apr 2, 2015. 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, 2015. 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

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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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