A Parent’s Guide to Proficiency Based Learning

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.

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Hunting Camouflage Website Launched

If you are a hunter you will appreciate a product launched by See3D, a revolutionary new type of camouflage. In a market that is packed with competitors, both big and small, See3D is launching something different, a lightweight camouflage suit that makes you invisible to deer AND visible to hunters at the same time. Their patented technology takes advantage of the dichromatic vision of deer (they see in black and white), advances in 3D leaf pattern camo, and judicious use of blaze orange coloring.

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Get More Email Newsletter Signups With These Easy Tips

Over the years I have seen, used and created a lot of email newsletters and sign up forms. At Joomlashack I was able to use strategies that grew our email list to over 350,000. At Compass Designs over 70,000 people were interested enough to sign up. At this point, I am  cynical, I’ll see through the usual email bait in a heart beat. But here is one that really caught my eye, and easily made me sign up.

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