Unpacking the Competency-Based Classroom: Equitable, Individualized Learning in a Plc at Work(r) (Paperback)
When implemented effectively, competency-based education (CBE) promotes high levels of learning for every student. Further, the practices and structures of a professional learning community (PLC) support this work. Explore a variety of perspectives and examples from educators who have shifted to CBE with great results. The book details how to do the work by reevaluating and revamping traditional policies, structures, and procedures, including assessment and instruction practices.
- Discover how to make the transition to competency-based education to promote learning for all students.
- Learn the role PLC practices and structures play in establishing competency-based classrooms and schools.
- Study real-world experiences and insights from educators from various schools and districts that have transitioned to competency-based systems.
- Reflect with end-of-chapter questions to enhance their understanding of the material.
- Receive reproducible templates they can easily use and adapt to fit their needs.
- Chapter 1: Seven Principles for Competency-Based Learning in the Classroom
- Chapter 2: PLC, Collaborative Teaming, and Competency-Based Learning
- Chapter 3: Competencies, Essential Standards, and Learning Targets
- Chapter 4: Meaningful, Balanced Assessment
- Chapter 5: Structures and Systems to Support Classroom Instruction
- Chapter 6: Structures for Feedback
- Chapter 7: The Design Rubric
- References and Resources