What do we mean by competency?
In the context of transitional math, a competency is a broad learning goal that illustrates what a student can do. That is, how he/she can integrate and apply skills in context.
Each competency has a set of key performance indicators.
Example from QL/Statistics course:
QL-N2. Students can perform operations on numbers and make use of those operations in authentic modeling and problem-solving situations.
Key performance indicators
- Perform arithmetic operations on whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals including basic operations without a calculator.
- Apply quantitative reasoning to solve problems involving quantities or rates.
Competencies and Policies Document
Updated August 2019. Minor typos were fixed. Also, language at the top of p. 21 and 22 clarify that the statewide policies on projected readiness and transitional math placement are requirements, not recommendations.