May Issue Brief: Competency-Based Learning

It sounds simple—award credit based on student learning. But as schools grapple with how to determine what students have learned during this period of social distancing and how to award credit for this learning, questions have arisen about the best way to go about implementing competency-based approaches. Complexities related to student grouping, curriculum design, scheduling, assessment, and grading abound. 

In Core Education’s May issue brief, we explore various resources, research reports, and ideas related to successful implementation of competency-based learning, both in K-12 and higher education. 

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