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January 25, 2023

Reminder to Register: An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education Webinar

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An upcoming webinar from the neo-liberals.

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An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education

Join tomorrow’s webinar conversation that will examine what CBE looks like in practice in schools and discuss professional learning resources for transitioning to a competency-based approach.

Participants will:

  • Learn about what competency-based education is, why it is important, and what policies are needed to enable the shift to CBE systems.
  • Learn how educators and students in two different systems have approached the shift to CBE in their settings.
  • Reflect on what it means to center equity in transforming the culture, structure, and pedagogy of K-12 schools and districts.
Register Here
Speakers:

  • John Clemente, Co-Founder and Executive Director, South Bronx Community Charter High School
  • Travis Lape, Innovative Programs Director, Harrisburg School District, South Dakota
  • Laurie Gagnon, CompetencyWorks Program Director, The Aurora Institute
  • Students – TBD

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. ET

Where: Zoom | Register here

For questions, please contact the Aurora Institute team. We look forward to seeing you at the webinar.

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About the Aurora Institute

​​​The Aurora Institute’s mission is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Aurora is shaping the future of teaching and learning through its work in policy advocacy, research, field-building, and convening. With a national and global view of education innovation, we work on systems change in K-12 education, promote best practices, examine policy barriers, and make recommendations for change to yield improved outcomes for students. Aurora envisions a world in which all people are empowered to attain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to achieve success, contribute to their communities, and advance society.

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January 21, 2023

Reminder to Register: An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education Webinar

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 11:07 pm
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An upcoming webinar from the neo-liberals.

To view this email as a web page, go here.
Click Here to Register

An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education

Join us for a webinar conversation that will examine what CBE looks like in practice in schools and discuss professional learning resources for transitioning to a competency-based approach.

Participants will:

  • Learn about what competency-based education is, why it is important, and what policies are needed to enable the shift to CBE systems.
  • Learn how educators and students in two different systems have approached the shift to CBE in their settings.
  • Reflect on what it means to center equity in transforming the culture, structure, and pedagogy of K-12 schools and districts.
Register Here
Speakers:

  • John Clemente, Co-Founder and Executive Director, South Bronx Community Charter High School
  • Travis Lape, Innovative Programs Director, Harrisburg School District, South Dakota
  • Laurie Gagnon, CompetencyWorks Program Director, The Aurora Institute
  • Students – TBD

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. ET

Where: Zoom | Register here

Get a glimpse of personalized learning at Freedom Elementary School (Harrisburg School District) before the webinar conversation.
For questions, please contact the Aurora Institute team. We look forward to seeing you at the webinar.
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About the Aurora Institute

​​​The Aurora Institute’s mission is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Aurora is shaping the future of teaching and learning through its work in policy advocacy, research, field-building, and convening. With a national and global view of education innovation, we work on systems change in K-12 education, promote best practices, examine policy barriers, and make recommendations for change to yield improved outcomes for students. Aurora envisions a world in which all people are empowered to attain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to achieve success, contribute to their communities, and advance society.

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January 6, 2023

Reminder to Register: An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education Webinar

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 11:05 pm
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Note this upcoming webinar from the neo-liberals.

To view this email as a web page, go here.
Click Here to Register

An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education

Join us for a webinar conversation that will examine what CBE looks like in practice in schools and discuss professional learning resources for transitioning to a competency-based approach.

Participants will:

  • Learn about what competency-based education is, why it is important, and what policies are needed to enable the shift to CBE systems.
  • Learn how educators and students in two different systems have approached the shift to CBE in their settings.
  • Reflect on what it means to center equity in transforming the culture, structure, and pedagogy of K-12 schools and districts.
Register Here
Speakers:

  • Travis Lape, Innovative Programs Director, Harrisburg School District, South Dakota
  • Laurie Gagnon, CompetencyWorks Program Director, The Aurora Institute
  • Students – TBD

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. ET

Where: Zoom | Register here

For questions, please contact the Aurora Institute team. We look forward to seeing you at the webinar.

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About the Aurora Institute

The mission of the Aurora Institute is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all.

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December 23, 2022

An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 10:14 pm
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An item from the neo-liberals.

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Join Us for a Webinar:

An Introduction to K-12 Competency-Based Education

What is competency-based education (CBE)? How does CBE culture, pedagogy, and structure, center students and equity? What policies and practices are needed to enable the shift to CBE systems?

Joined by educators and students, we will examine what CBE looks like in practice in schools and discuss professional learning resources for transitioning to a competency-based approach.

Participants will:

  • Learn about what competency-based education is, why it is important, and what policies are needed to enable the shift to CBE systems.
  • Learn how educators and students in two different systems have approached the shift to CBE in their settings.
  • Reflect on what it means to center equity in transforming the culture, structure, and pedagogy of K-12 schools and districts.
Register Now
Speakers:

  • Travis Lape, Innovative Programs Director, Harrisburg School District, South Dakota
  • Laurie Gagnon, CompetencyWorks Program Director, The Aurora Institute
  • Students – TBD

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. ET

Where: Zoom | Register here

For questions, please contact the Aurora Institute team. We look forward to seeing you at the webinar.

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About the Aurora Institute

The mission of the Aurora Institute is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all.

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December 9, 2022

Now Available – Aurora Institute Symposium 2022 Digital Content

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Symposium 2022 Digital Content Library Is Live

At the Aurora Institute, we’re committed to making sure that our resources are accessible by school and district leaders, teachers, policymakers, nonprofits, and others engaged in designing and implementing new, innovative learning models to change the future of education. In that spirit of collaboration, we are excited to share with you digital content from the Aurora Institute Symposium 2022 – the field’s largest gathering of education innovators working to transform K-12 education.
Symposium 2022 Digital Content Library
This year’s Symposium was designed to build the capacity of the field to implement equitable, whole-child, personalized, competency-based systems. Attendees had access to keynotes and more than 70 sessions highlighting breakthrough practices and policies, equipping them with new knowledge and best practices from the field. And now, the Symposium  video recordings and slide decks from these keynotes and sessions are available to you.

Digital Content Library Preview

with Susan Patrick, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aurora Institute 
Spotlighting Efforts to Transform Education Systems Toward Personalized, Competency-Based Learning
with Dr. David Miyashiro, Cecily Schmidt, Dr. Randy Spaulding and moderated by Dr. Eliot Levine

Unlocking the Student Perspective: Meeting the Needs of All Students Through Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Designs
with Kalei Delovio, Riley Devine, Louisianny Martinez, Masho Primmer and moderated by Dr. Loretta Goodwin

Future-Focused Promising Practices to Implement Personalized, Competency-Based Education
with Ashley Ferrara, Jose Guzman Jr., Damarr Smith and moderated by Laurie Gagnon

Advancing Policy & Advocacy

Aligning K-12, Higher Education, & Employment Pathways

Designing New Learning Models/Redesign

Elevating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Social Justice

Enabling Anytime/Anywhere Learning 

Examining Research & Evaluation

Modernizing Professional Learning 

Shifting to Competency-Based Education

Transforming Education Systems

Save the Date: We hope to see you at next year’s Aurora Institute Symposium on October 15-17, 2023 in Palm Springs, California!

For questions about next year’s Symposium, please contact the Aurora Institute Symposium team.

View Content Library
About The Aurora Institute

The mission of the Aurora Institute is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all.

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