Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is releasing a series of
Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheets
. Each of these
highlights state policies that support student-centered learning practices, highlights best practices in Rhode Island and across the nation, and provides recommendations for expanding and strengthening student-centered learning in Rhode Island.
Student-Centered Learning recognizes that students need different supports and different amounts of time to achieve mastery of content and skills.
Competency-Based Learning is an approach to learning that bases student advancement on mastery of skills and academic content, rather than age, seat time, or hours on task.