Competency-Based Platform (myLC)
Skills & Dispositions
The Learner Profile represents who the learner is. It is an active representation of who they are, who they were and who they might become. The Learner Profile is created, owned and maintained by the learner, giving them a voice in their education. By creating a richer understanding of self, it helps learners evolve from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset while supporting MESH (mindset, essential skills and habits).
Do it, See it, Hear it. The Learning Inventory enlightens learners about how they process information and how that may differ from others.
Everyone has them. Being aware of them helps motivate learners to improve and creates greater transparency between teachers, learners and guardians.
Understanding what is meaningful and important to each learner allows teacher to link the learner’s interests to what they are teaching.
Captures meaningful and real-time reflections from the learner, providing richer insight to their growth over time.
Identifies the learner’s preferred study environments, study habits, motivators and methods to overcome obstacles.
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The Learning Path is how the learner navigates their learning. Designed intentionally to allow for choice, it offers as much or as little independence as the learner needs. The Learning Path creates a continuum of learning and can link to standards and outcomes, making learning more purposeful. The Learning Path allows teachers to engage, inspire and motivate learners to own their Learning Paths while creating and showcasing evidence of learning through the Digital Portfolio.
Allows learners to build their own learning experiences for teacher approval.
Uses goals, actions and milestones to organize and manage student-led projects.
Links to your own district-wide, Common Core©, or outcome-based standards to ensure evidence of learning.
Allows teachers to check, maintain and assess evidence for each standard.
Allows learners to easily search and discover new projects and experiences to work on.
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The Learning Continuum transforms the numerous requirements and learning targets of modern education into a viewer-friendly, color-coded system that tells a clear story about student progress and mastery. Using the Learning Continuum, students and their parents can get a holistic overview of their entire education in one convenient place.
Students, their parents and other stakeholders can use the Learning Continuum’s color-coded system to get a strong sense of overall academic performance and skill development in just a few seconds.
Any set of local, state or alternative standards can be uploaded into the Learning Continuum, including concrete skill targets to support proficiency education and pre-professional learning.
As students move through their academic journey, the Learning Continuum creates a time-stamped narrative of progress toward each standard that students, counselors and teachers can revisit to reflect upon improvement over time.
Students can search standards and learning targets within the Learning Continuum by type, grade level or subject area to assess proficiency in a targeted, specific manner.
Learners can combine subjects and standards to be completed in a single learning experience.
The Career Plan is built into the Mature, Intermediate, and even Primary views of the Epiphany Learning LRM, encouraging students to envision a future for themselves and make it real from an early age. As they move through their education, learners can connect learning experiences to career goals, discover which Skills and Dispositions they’ll need to foster, and gather resources to aid them in their journey.
A searchable database of over 325 different jobs and careers that allows students to discover and learn about professional opportunities.
Using a student's Skills & Dispositions, the Career Plan can suggest careers the student may be well suited for.
A framework for creating and tracking progress toward pre-professional goals using SMART methodology.
A communication network for teachers, administrators, and peers to support learners on their professional journey, recommend valuable experiences, and comment on skill development.
myLC, an Epiphany Learning solution, is a platform that supports your school’s framework to support personalized, interdisciplinary and competency-based learning. The platform is student-owned and led, allowing learners to set and track their goals while creating greater agency and ownership of learning. Learners can create their own sessions and add their own competencies, and teachers can continuously group and regroup students and competencies into meaningful sessions.
Tracks students by competencies, creates custom groups of any students and competencies from any course.
Allows programs to use progressive learning pedagogies such as student projects, interdisciplinary units and field experiences while tracking progress towards course completion.
Completely configurable to align with your school’s vision, design and language.
Creates student ownership and accountability for evidence submission, while allowing teachers to quickly review and provide real-time feedback.
Makes complicated personalized learning schedules easy and accessible.
Allows students to carry over progress towards standards from year to year, giving students the ability to remove time-based barriers while still allowing you to scale.
Skills and Dispositions are the abilities needed for modern day, lifelong learning. Life and leadership skills are quantifiably measured to encourage and support learning processes, attitudes and strategies - all while giving voice to the learner. Teachers, peers and learners can assess these skills to recognize talents in each learner.
Quantifies soft skills such as critical thinking, organization, teamwork and collaboration. These skills are configurable by grade and defined by the teacher, school or district.
Supports any terms that are meaningful to the teacher, school or district.
Encourages self-awareness of learning skills through the self-assessment tool.
Captures comments for peers, teachers and the learner to acknowledge skills and motivate performance.
The Dynamic Schedule is how the learner plans their lessons. It allows learners the choice to select their own classes, manage their time and develop their own schedule. Teachers manage the parameters to ensure learning requirements are being met, while appearing to the learner that there is more flexibility in their schedule.
Allows for one or many teachers to post optional and required events to the learner's schedule.
Allows learners to manage their own flextime related to goals, standards and/or teacher-created and student-created assignments.
Allows learners to choose posted events while enabling the needed backend controls to ensure they meet all educational requirements.
Links events to any standard or outcome, allowing for the creation of powerful reports to show evidence of learning.
SMART (Specific, Measurable, Abilities, Resources, Timely) Goals provide learners with a framework to create and track progress towards personal, academic, behavioral and social goals. Learners can use SMART Goals to help define and achieve a personal mission or overcome an obstacle or struggle, which helps equip them for lifelong learning and long-term success.
Guides learners through the process of setting goals, managing an action plan and predicting possible outcomes.
Encourages learners to consider the global and community impact of their goals.
Leverages the learner's strengths and helps them identify resources inside and outside of the classroom.
Takes purposeful goals and breaks them down into actions and evidence. SMART Goals can also link to assignments, seminars and district standards.
Facilitates student-led conferences and real-time discussions among students, teachers and parents/guardians. Time-stamped comments and student reflections help to create a meaningful learner history.
My Portfolio is the hub that ties the Epiphany Learning experience together. Within a student's portfolio, they can draw on material from their Learner Profile, Learning Experiences and SMART Goals to craft and create a clear overview of their learning and growth over time.
Students can create collections of Learning Experiences and work that show off their knowledge, skills, proficiency levels and development over time.
Students can align each curriculum standard or competency from their school or district to Learning Experiences they’ve had, introducing students to the concept of evidence-based practice and accountability.
Individual portfolios can be made for each class, grade level or unit, allowing students and teachers to work together to find the best possible organization system.
Students can create a compilation of their finest work to use for conferences, college applications or resumé creation.
Students can create a library of resources they discover or get from teachers, eliminating the age-old problem of paper being lost or left at school.
The M.E. Metric™ is designed to allow classrooms, schools and districts to understand trends around student Motivation + Engagement. The M.E. Metric™ provides student insights on how valuable they feel their education is for their future, and how involved and invested they are in their learning. Regular, proactive pulse checks of student Motivation + Engagement are critical to measuring improvements, staying in front of unforeseen issues and celebrating successes.
A short and easy assessment that allows students to safely share their feedback, contributing overall value, responsibility and ownership of their education.
Controlled frequency of how many times per year students are polled.
The survey prompts students for a reflection each time they take the poll, providing real-time evidence of why they answered a certain way.
Questions can be customized per grade level in each school.
Results of student Motivation + Engagement are displayed on a district dashboard, allowing administrators to spot trends in schools and classrooms.