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In most of the United States, 21st century skills are not new. However, implementation – bringing the plan to the classroom and the students – has been a challenge. That's where calibration comes in.Teachers engage in a structured conversation, coming to agreement about what evidence of proficiency can be found in student work.
Kim and Michael share how schools across Rhode Island are preparing to make the switch to personalized learning and proficiency-based models through the Pathways by Design Project.
Vermont’s system of support presumes that all educators come from different places and learn in different ways, and that the most powerful learning happens in collaboration.
If we’re striving for competency-based, personalized learning experiences for students, then it is equally important educators to have similar learning experiences.
"Proficiency-based education provides 'real' opportunities for students to own their learning and make explicit connections to what 'success' looks like for them."