Tag: competency based learning

From pandemic to possibility: Now is the time to consider competency-based education

Editor’s note: This post from Ben Owens, co-founder of Open Way Learning, and Joey Lee, Chief Learning Officer at LiFT Learning, first appeared on Getting Smart. “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.”  From the time I first read this famous Stephen Covey quote in[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews LearningEdge founder Chris Sturgis

On this episode, Tuthill talks with a leading expert on the subject of competency-based education, an approach that allows students to advance based on their ability to master a skill or competency at their own pace regardless of the educational setting. Sturgis developed a deep understanding of competency-based education by[Read More…]

PodcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews ReSchool Colorado executive director Amy Anderson

In this episode, Tuthill talks with the leader of a nonprofit organization committed to modernizing public education, creating the conditions for more expansive learning in an evolving society. Put simply, ReSchool Colorado’s mission is to leverage and reorganize existing assets and resources in a purposeful way around the needs of[Read More…]

podcastED: Senator Jeff Brandes on the future of public education

If you ask Florida Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) what he thinks the education world will look like in the year 2040, he’ll tell you it will be going back to the past. “I see us moving back to the one-room schoolhouse where we have students of different capabilities working[Read More…]