Are Some Learning Pathways Superior to Others? Why this Matters for #CBE

Are some learning pathways superior to others? When it comes to competency-based education (CBE), people point to personalized pathways as an affordance of this approach. Many traditional teaching and learning contexts Continue Reading →

7 More Competency-based Education Programs to Watch

  I just read a great article at Education Dive by Keith Burton on 7 Competency-based Programs to Keep an Eye On. Keith does a fine job highlighting the CBE Continue Reading →

What Schools Can Learn from the History of Mr. Potato Head

The first ( of what I hope is an annual) Online Home School Conference finished on Saturday, August 24 with an excellent lineup of speakers. It was an action and content-packed Continue Reading →

Depth Over Breadth – Studying the Same Topic for 12 Years?

When I speak to audiences about project-based learning, the depth versus breadth conversation always comes up.  I am usually the one to bring it up, but even if I don’t, Continue Reading →

The Importance of Self-Learner Analysis in Building a #PLN

I identify with many roles in my professional life: teacher, administrator, facilitator, co-learner, student, researcher, blogger, consultant… At the end of most days, as I reflect upon what went well Continue Reading →

5 Examples of Self-Blended Learning

We read a great deal about blended learning, but I remain amazed and excited about growing examples of self-blended learning. The Innosight Institute describes self-blended learning as instances where, “students Continue Reading →