If you have not seen it yet, please be sure to visit our Competency Based Education resource page on our LSS website. You can click HERE to access it or visit lss.sau16.org, click on the RESOURCES tab, and on the drop down menu, choose Competency Based Education.
The most recent addition to the page is at the bottom. It is an article from the Christian Science Monitor published recently describing the shift to Competency Based Education taking place in New Hampshire. The article provides a good description of the practice and how the Department of Education is tackling the issue–through requiring students to demonstrate mastery of essential skills while using analysis, reflection, creativity, and creative thinking.