34 min

The Fall of Letter Grades & the Rise of Comprehensive Learner Records (feat. Bruce Umpstead from IMS Global Learning Consortium‪)‬ BRIGHT: Stories of Hope & Innovation in Michigan Classrooms

    • Education

Many leaders in education believe there are better ways to represent a student’s journey through their K-12 education than letter grades. But what might a richer representation of a student’s learning look like and what would it take for us to get there? In this episode of BRIGHT, we chat with Bruce Umpstead, director of statewide programs for IMS Global Learning Consortium, who explains what comprehensive learner records are and why these digital transcripts will be a crucial step toward building a competency-based future.

Many leaders in education believe there are better ways to represent a student’s journey through their K-12 education than letter grades. But what might a richer representation of a student’s learning look like and what would it take for us to get there? In this episode of BRIGHT, we chat with Bruce Umpstead, director of statewide programs for IMS Global Learning Consortium, who explains what comprehensive learner records are and why these digital transcripts will be a crucial step toward building a competency-based future.

34 min

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