Tag Archives | competency based learning

Damian Ewens

Episode 044: Damian Ewens, Co-Founder and CEO of Achievery

In this episode of MEP, the co-founder and CEO of Achievery, Damian Ewens, joins the program to chat about badging, micro credentialing and skills-based education. Don’t miss it! Guest Bio: Damian Ewens is the CEO of Achievery, a global platform for recognizing and verifying new and emerging skills, standards, and credentials. Damian holds an MA […]

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Justin Ballou

Episode 042: Justin Ballou, Founder of Socrademy

In this episode of MEP, Justin Ballou joins me to discuss about competency based education and his education startup, Socrademy.  Don’t miss it! Guest Bio Justin Ballou teaches social studies at Campbell High School in Litchfield, New Hampshire. With a focus on competency-based education and personalized learning, he is constantly pushing the envelope in the […]

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Episode 032: Chari Leader Kelley on Adult Learning & Prior Learning Assessment

Non traditional students in college ARE the new “traditional”.  According to a recent Washington Post article, “About 40 percent of all college students are older than 25, according to U.S. Education Department data. More than a third attend classes part-time. Nearly 20 percent work full-time. About 60 percent enroll at four-year public and private schools, […]

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Episode 027: Tom Vander Ark, from Getting Smart & Learn Capital

  We had a very special guest drop by MEP for Episode 027…Tom Vander Ark!  Tom is a dynamo in the education industry, and provides a unique perspective as a former business executive, school superintendent, author, and current venture capitalist in education. Tom and I chat about “personalization vs. standardization” in public education, innovative school […]

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Episode 023: Dr. Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators

Our children’s’ work future is more uncertain than ever before.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65% of grade school kids will end up at jobs that are not created yet. In an article titled “The Case for 21st Century Learning”, Andreas Schleicher, the deputy director for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organization […]

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Episode 019: Tom Driscoll, Flipped Learning Expert & Social Studies Teacher at Putnam HS (CT)

On episode 019 of Meet Education Project, flipped learning & gamification expert Tom Driscoll joins the program to talk about what effective flipped learning actually is, mastery-based learning, and gamification.  Don’t miss it! Guest Bio: Tom Driscoll is a technology integration specialist and high school social studies teacher in Connecticut (residing in Coventry, RI).  He […]

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