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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#76923C">ITEM:&nbsp; </span>
</b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A">Information and Resources from CompetencyWorks
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Educators in competency-based schools have raised an important issue - &nbsp;how to cover grade-level standards while
<i>meeting kids where they are in their learning</i>, particularly when a student's performance is well below grade level. Chris Sturgis shares take-aways on this topic of meeting students where they are and addressing grade-level standards in a two-part blog
 series:&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb2d80edd2f90824278adcf1a380cc2d3e170c2dc9035055f22"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#00548E">Accountability Paradox</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb27c0dec2646096ef4202591066fb3a0d3021bff32cf8dbc8c"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#00548E">Academic
 Domains</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">. Do you know about a school that has developed strategies for meeting kids where they are? Does your district or school have effective practices to help kids build pre-requisite
 skills and grade-level standards? If so,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="mailto:chris@metisnet.net"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#00548E">please let us know</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">.<br>
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CompetencyWorks incorporates a multitude of guest authors sharing lessons learned and a variety of perspectives. Here are must-read blogs by some of our guest authors:</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb25e0486300105c1ec5c8561f02210c393088a0de37807266c"><span style="color:#00548E">Building a Movement from Within</span></a>&nbsp;by Patrice Glancey<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb2039f50a4b6a5847398725a3efdd6080a212f135cdc472ecb"><span style="color:#00548E">Learner-Centered Tip of the Week: Refurbishing for Personalized
 Learning</span></a>&nbsp;by Courtney Belolan<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb22616b8bb2b3352dc4533063f79591ef9875265e20b0dd45a"><span style="color:#00548E">How I Learned What Proficiency-Based Teaching and Learning Really
 Means</span></a>&nbsp;by Kate Gardoqui<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb2a791ce77d71c4568849c624df671f4d505c452aa8689c92e"><span style="color:#00548E">How Might We Ensure Quality and Value Across a Larger Landscape
 of Learning?</span></a>&nbsp;by Colleen Broderick<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb29adb932f8b0570023a27e9fd717d4cbfe90df7df50f2df95"><span style="color:#00548E">The Personalized Learning Mindset</span></a>&nbsp;by Anthony Kim<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb2abd4cbbde1d3835346e9ed28f0ce25b6257c30192203d342"><span style="color:#00548E">An Opportunity in ESSA for Performance Assessment Literacy and Teacher
 Leadership</span></a>&nbsp;by Laurie Gagnon<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb23e8922f12fd7232fbb34eb20bf8e9fbccdf88ecac26e5e34"><span style="color:#00548E">Communicating with Parents on the Transition to Competency Education</span></a>&nbsp;by
 Brian Stack<o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://cl.s6.exct.net/?qs=086d15c6c0da9bb2254801ac9c8d0caffbd3aa45ded9781c88fe961f29611594"><span style="color:#00548E">Classroom Instruction of Skills and Dispositions</span></a>&nbsp;by Jonathan
 Vander Els, Jill Lizier and Terry Bolduc<o:p></o:p></span></li></ol>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">We value blogs grounded in educator, practitioner and leader experiences in personalized, competency-based districts,
 schools and programs. Are you interested in becoming a guest blogger on CompetencyWorks? Share your voice and thought leadership by emailing Chris Sturgis at&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="mailto:chris@metisnet.net"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#00548E">chris@metisnet.net</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">.</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<i>Natalie Abel</i>, iNACOL<br>
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