Acquire new tools and strategies to provide effective instruction in a personalized competency-based system. This interactive, engaging workshop introduces and explains the instructional framework from The New Art and Science of Teaching in the context of a personalized competency-based classroom.
You’ve taken the plunge into the deep end of competency-based learning. Now how will you measure student proficiency? This workshop introduces the concept of and practical strategies for taking a measurement perspective to support a system in which teachers test less but assess more.
How do we build the capacity to maintain and grow our personalized competency-based system? Marzano Research offers on-site and web-based coaching services to support the implementation of personalized competency-based education at the district, school, and classroom levels. Coaching services are available for district and school leaders, instructional coaches, and teachers.
Imagine a classroom where all students are engaged learners who set goals and monitor their progress. In a competency-based education classroom that delivers personalized learning, teachers and students must shift the way they view teaching and learning.
What content will you address in your personalized competency-based system? To support college and career-readiness and develop student agency, we recommend that schools integrate into the curriculum a combination of academic content, cognitive skills, and metacognitive skills.
Take measure of your assessment practices. Are they helping students understand and attain learning goals? Are they helping you refine your instruction, give feedback, and report on student progress? Learn research-based practices for using quality formative assessments aligned with solid grading practices, and enjoy the confidence that comes from knowing your instructional decisions are based on sound assessment data.
What is personalized learning and competency-based education and how can I get started in my classroom or school? Learn about the key differences between time-based and performance-based systems of learning, and explore the benefits of a student-centered approach to teaching and learning that allows students to move through levels of content at their appropriate pace.