No Such Thing: K12 Education in the Digital Age

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Competency X

Ep. 41

Del Lago Academy is one use case that shows the potential of alternative credentialing (or digital badges) for reforming assessment in the digital age. If you're a K12 professional, a funder, or a education technologist that's been following the conversation on Badges for Learning, you don't want to miss this conversation. Alec Barron is the lead behind Competency X, a project that's already engaged teachers, local industry, and higher ed in a serious conversation about how competency-based practices, along with strong software platforms, can change the efficiency and effectiveness of school-supported pathways for youth to meaningful, prosperous futures in San Diego County.


Links from this episode:

Del Lago Academy: https://www.dellagoacademy.org/

Portfolium: https://portfolium.com/

Competency X: https://www.competencyx.com/

BIOCOM: https://www.biocom.org/s/

Fleet Science Center: https://www.rhfleet.org/

Digital Badge Summit: https://badgesummit.weebly.com/

Palomar College: https://www2.palomar.edu/

Miramar College: https://www.sdmiramar.edu/

Pharmatec: http://www.pharmtech.com/

Assessment for Learning Project: https://www.assessmentforlearningproject.org/

Education Design Lab: https://eddesignlab.org/

Nicole Pinkard: http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/profile/?p=1049&/NicholePinkard/

Center for Collaborative Education: http://cce.org/

Reimagining College Access: https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/project/reimagining-college-access

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