A Parent’s Guide to Proficiency Based Learning
The core premise of proficiency based learning is quite simple:
“Schools teach students the most important skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in life and make sure students have learned them.”
While schools aspire to this goal, what you might not realize is that many of traditions, systems, and structures of education get in the way. Three examples of these are the Carnegie Unit, 100 point scale grading and age grouping.