Competency-based education means different things at different schools, but at Benito Juarez Community Academy, a Chicago neighborhood public high school, it means a focus on equity—and that means prioritizing social-emotional skills, or developmental/adaptive competencies, as well as academics.
Resources to support innovative education models for addressing systemic inequities such as student-centered personalized instruction, competency-based approaches, and performance assessments.
The CEIF kick-off on May 27, 2021, explored options for extended learning using competency concepts as a more equitable strategy for credit recovery.
In collaboration with leaders of Chicago Public Schools, school leaders of competency-based education (CBE) pilot schools, and other interested stakeholders, EdSystems will support the implementation of innovative instructional models as strategies for dismantling systemic inequities in traditional educational approaches.
A Framework and Resources for Measuring Student Needs and Development During Remote and Blended Learning
A guide for the development of information gathering systems in remote and blended learning environments. Facilitated by EdSystems, A Framework and Resources for Measuring Student Needs and Development During Remote and Blended Learning is a project of the Data, Assessment, and Accountability Committee of the Illinois P-20 Council.
Announcing A Framework and Resources for Measuring Student Needs and Development During Remote and Blended Learning
As schools across Illinois continue to navigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EdSystems team is pleased to share a new resource for guiding the development of information gathering systems in remote and blended learning environments.
Shifts Happen: Covid-19 “Disruptions” Can Offer New Opportunities for Moving Toward Personalization and Competency-Based Approaches
Covid-19 “disruptions” can offer new opportunities for moving toward personalization and competency-based approaches.
It’s Time to Elevate the Leadership of Our Competency-Based Education Districts in the Shift to Remote Learning
Learn more about the need to elevate competency-based education districts with the shift to remote learning.