Posts by: Chris Sturgis

KAPPA International: The Story of Angelica

Story of Angelica

Angelica was a model student at KAPPA International. She had a good attitude, did her homework, always went for the extra credit, participated in class, and had a 90 in all of her classes. But then she failed the Earth Science Regents Exam…… Read More

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CBE at Harvard

What fun it was to gather together at Harvard University Graduate School of Education for a conversation on competency-based education. It was also truly humbling to once again be reminded of how difficult it is to convey the core concepts of competency education without falling down a rabbit hole of misconceptions rooted in the beliefs that drive the traditional system…… Read More

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What’s the Difference Between Microcredentials and Badges?

by Chris Sturgis

I’m at the IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit and my head is spinning. Everything is competency. Employers are creating competencies for all their positions. They are struggling to develop skill frameworks that are robust enough to have several levels of knowledge and skills, flexible enough that employees can build and demonstrate knowledge and skills in multiple ways,….. Read More

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