Competency-Based Grading and the Technology Integration Matrix

GotTechED Epi 7 Competency-Based Grading

GotTechED Episode 7: Competency-Based Grading and the Technology Integration Matrix

In this episode, Guise and Nick talk about competency-based grading and standards-based grading.  They talk about the Technology Integration Matrix as a possible replacement for the SAMR Model. After a teacher’s inquiry, they explore the differences between standards-based grading and competency-based learning.  Finally, Guise and Nick argue within the category of “Extensions” in their seventh Tech Battle Royale!

Characteristics of a Good Teacher

Teacher Question:

  • What is the difference between standards-based grading and competency-based learning?

What is the Technology Integration Matrix

Tech Battle Royale: Topic “Extensions”

  1. Guise argues Checkmark https://www.checkmarkclass.com/
  2. Nick argues Kaizena https://www.kaizena.com/

Music Credits:

The Degs: Shotgun http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Degs/

@bensounds https://www.bensound.com/

Social Media:

  1. Guise on Twitter @guisegotteched
  2. Nick on Twitter @nickgotteched
  3. GotTechED the Podcast on Twitter @wegotteched

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  1. Implementing a Personalized Learning Approach
  2. Personalized Learning Methods of Best Practice
  3. Starting From The Beginning
  4. New Teacher Tips, Homework?, & 21st pen pals
  5. STEM Misconceptions, 21st Century Mindset, and Teachers as Leaders
  6. Effective, Yet Simple Methods of Introducing Real-Life Problems into Your Classroom
  7. Project-Based Learning from Idea to Implementation
  8. Project-Based Learning and Choice-Boards with Jennifer Skomial

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About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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