Video: Competency Education and Personalized Learning

Topics: 101, Assessment and Accountability

In a competency-based learning environment, students, parents, and educators have a shared understanding of the knowledge and skills each child is expected to learn. How they get there is personalized to their needs and interests, and they can make choices for how they demonstrate what they’ve learned. Every student is challenged to grow even beyond the standards, and every child succeeds.

Watch this video for a quick introduction to competency education and to learn how this personalized learning approach differs from traditional education systems: