Design for Learning

To achieve the full potential of a proficiency-based learning system, it is important to create and sustain certain conditions that will positively impact student learning, from identifying and articulating clear learning expectations to providing relevant professional development for teachers to adopting supportive policies and leadership strategies. Moving your district or school toward proficiency-based learning also creates opportunities for educators to reevaluate when, where and with whom student learning can and should take place.

In this section, school leaders and educators will find a variety of resources that will help them address the organizational and instructional conditions that are integral to any effective proficiency-based system: