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WHAT’S WRONG WITH COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION?

Competency-based education (CBE) has been defined as a system in which students advance at their own pace upon “mastery” of “content, 21st-century skills, and dispositions.”[i] It is associated with computer-based training, known euphemistically as “digital learning” or “personalized learning.” CBE … Continue reading

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USDoE’s Digital Promise and Facebook team up for student databadges and Gates funded DQC group is lobbying Congress to weaken FERPA, again.

The following article was originally posted on the Missouri Education Watchdog.  It is reposted here with permission from the author, Cheri Kiesecker. Trick or treat Two-fer today. The Data Quality Campaign, funded by Bill Gates is lobbying Congress to further weaken … Continue reading

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Ed Reform 2.0 and Personalized Learning may Impact the Teaching Profession

Personalized Learning is getting a lot of attention these days.  It is not all positive attention as parents and teachers push back against it.  It is not the purpose of this article to identify the entities promoting Personalized Learning or … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Big Data in Education

Research scholar and attorney Elana Zeide gave a presentation about the ethical use of big data in education in October 2016. She addresses embedded assessments as a part of personalized learning and competency based education. Information on youtube includes: Education … Continue reading

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