Skyline High School
Based Learning (PBL) is a teaching method in which students gain
knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to
investigate and respond to authentic, engaging and complex questions,
problems, or challenges. For more on PBL, visit
The Buck Institute.
Personalized learning is intended to facilitate the academic success of each student by first determining the learning needs, interests, and aspirations of individual students, and then providing customized learning experiences.
will be able to accelerate or extend their learning by enrolling in
courses at COCC or online for college credit in conjunction with their
flexible schedule. Additional Programs and options are being developed;
here is the general process already used in Bend-La Pine Schools.
COCC Expanded Options
for proficiency are established by state and national educational
organizations. Proficiency is not measured through behavior or time
constraints. It is demonstrated by mastery of knowledge and skills
acquired at a personalized pace and through a variety of standards-based
Department of Education Examples
Students are provided opportunities to engage in internships and passion projects that align with their skill sets, interests and potential career pathways. In partnership with Youth Career Connect of Central Oregon, students can extend their academic experiences in workplace settings on a weekly basis.
The following learning outcomes are threaded throughout each student's learning journey:
To learn more about Project Based Learning, please visit The Buck Institute website.
To learn more about Personalization, please visit the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation website.
Here is information about the COCC Expanded Options available to Bend-La Pine Students.
Examples provided by the Department of Education on Proficiency-Based Learning & Assessment.