Webinar Announcement: How to Explore, Organize and Achieve Success in a Competency-Based Model


The National Institute for Student-Centered Education’s Engaging Today’s Student Webinar Series has a goal of promoting strategies and methods for more effectively reaching and engaging today’s student. As part of this series, NCC’s Regional Innovations in Learning team members, Anushka Paul and Emily Rukobo will be presenting a webinar titled, ‘How to Explore, Organize and Achieve Success in a Competency-Based Model’ on August 19, 2014 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm.


For those who are completely new to the conversation around competency-based education, this webinar will offer practical suggestions on how you can start to think about this in your classroom and within your schools, as well as how you can build a common understanding of the theory behind this work. For those of you who are more familiar with the concept, we encourage you to join the webinar to share your experiences with competency-based instruction and learn more about a Personalized Learning Lesson Plan Template that you can begin to incorporate into your instruction. During the webinar, all participants will have many opportunities to work both individually and in teams while utilizing some of the resources presented during the session. You will walk away with tools and resources that you can immediately start implementing into your classrooms as well as the opportunity to sign up for a free six month professional development course to further develop competency-based components and personalized lesson plans.


Please register at this link: http://goo.gl/jemnyD to join us for a dynamic virtual conversation about a data driven competency-based learning system using blended learning models. The webinar will introduce participants to a more comprehensive model of personalized learning developed by Dr. Sam Redding, Center on Innovations in Learning, that focuses on the positive and necessary impact relationships with students’ and their families has on competency-based instruction.


Contact Anushka Paul, for more information and support.


About the National Institute for Student-Centered Education

The National Institute for Student-Centered Education’s mission is to help schools realize the goal of being communities that both inspire and support students to be passionate about their learning while preparing them to play active and productive roles in their world. NISCE believes that this is best accomplished within the framework of a student-centered approach to education. By providing opportunities to share, platforms for talking about how trends are playing out in schools, and training on the critical elements of this approach – for educational professionals, students, parents and teachers – NISCE hopes to promote a more student centered approach to education.


About the Center on Innovations in Learning

The Center on Innovations in Learning is one of seven national content centers funded by the United States Department of Education. The Center on Innovations in Learning’s mission is to: (a) increase the capacity of state education agencies (SEAs) to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up learning innovations in local education agencies (LEAs) and schools to improve learning outcomes for all students, and (b) increase the capacity of regional comprehensive centers (RCCs) to provide technical assistance to SEAs relative to the Center’s scope of responsibility.


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