competency-based education

Competency Based Education: What is it, And How Your School Can Use it

The search for better teaching strategies will never end. As a school leader, you probably spend too much of your time thinking about how to improve the learning experience of the students that pass through your school throughout the years.

After all, what they learn (and how they learn it) will become a part of these students as they grow, hopefully helping them become successful adults.

This is the main goal of competency based education: giving each student equal opportunity to master necessary skills and become successful adults.

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How to Divide Fractions in 3 Easy Steps

Teaching your students how to divide fractions can be just as simple as teaching multiplication — once you know all of the little tricks to get the right answer.

When you teach division, you want to make sure your students can not only solve a problem, but that they also understand what is happening in each question.

Confused on precisely how to divide fractions? So were we. That’s why we looked into the best tools and easiest ways to make sure your class understands key concepts. You’ll be fully equipped to teach your students all kinds of fraction division questions with ease!

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4 Reciprocal Teaching Strategies To Use

As a teacher, you know how difficult it can be to personalize learning to keep students interested in school subjects — especially when students don’t understand the subject matter. Reciprocal teaching strategies have been shown to increase student reading comprehension and improve overall literacy.

Reciprocal teaching not only helps with learning, but it also gets kids excited to participate in a lesson.

While this sounds amazing, what exactly is this strategy — and how do you introduce it to your classroom?

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