We just heard that Adams 50, our pilot district, was just awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Their work will focus on creating innovative ways to use gaming, badges, and blended learning to help students advance in their Competency-based System. We are excited for them and their partnership with the

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Over the summer we were able to meet with a handful of teachers. We talked with them about their classroom practices, the benefits of a Competency-based System, what they wish they could do in their jobs, and the struggles they face in their daily tasks in a Competency-based System. Asking people to open up to

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After our first meeting with some representatives from Adams County School District 50, they shared a funny story that we think illustrates our potential future with them. They had agreed to come down to our offices for an introductory meeting. It was scheduled as time to get to know each other, time for them to

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After researching educational reform efforts, we learned about the work that the Chugach School District has done in Alaska in conjunction with the Re-Inventing School Collation. It all made sense. They were making school about learning. Although it wasn’t a brand new concept, their system of allowing students to move on to new content when

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