Now it is time to identify the competencies that will guide your district’s pathway.
Use the resources in previous sections to ensure your process connects to your district’s larger vision, is strategically aligned with existing programs, and provides opportunities for all stakeholders to be included.
- Competency Comparison Document
- This resource is a crosswalk between the computational thinking competencies identified by 20 different organizations across the United States. Competencies include abstractions, algorithms, automation, data, decomposition, impact of computing, models and patterns, among others.
- Identifying Competencies Worksheet
- Use this template to capture the student competencies your district is focusing on, and the process that you used to select them.
- What is Competency-Based Education?
- This resource details how a competency-based system for education, which prioritizes skills, differs from traditional educational systems, which prioritize time.
- Evidence Centered Design to Define Competencies
- These slides review how to specify and measure CT competencies using evidence centered design.