Competency based education (or competency based learning) is one of those buzzwords that I hear thrown around often in the education world, but I talk...
From flipped classrooms, to 1:1 programs, MOOCs and project based learning, there are a lot of educational trends to keep up on.
The typical student is not who you think. They may be older, distance, and more advanced than expected. That's where competency-based learning shines.
A guest post from Brent Capriotti, Curriculum Consultant for Pearson, looks at competency based learning and the idea of the 'mastery over minutes' concept.