Read these personal stories about ordinary students with extraordinary accomplishments. We get to meet learners who are pursuing personal ambitions, with the encouragement and support available in a personalized, competency-based education. We hear from early college high school students who are the first in their families to graduate from high school. Every student has a story to tell.
Students Deserve to Follow Their Passions – in This North Dakota District, They Can
Follow eighth grader Harry Joseph with us to see what sparks his passion for school at the Personalized Learning Academy in the New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District.
What Personalized Learning Can Do – According to a Tenth Grader
Learn how a personalized learning environment at Jaguar Academy allowed Silver Anderson to collaborate with her band teacher to compose music as part of her education.
Student Engagement Through Personalized Learning
Watch Abby Bowser, a high school student at Strom Thurmond High School in Johnston, South Carolina, explain how she benefits from her district’s commitment to personalized, competency-based learning – and its power to cultivate student agency.
One Student’s Perspective on What She Wants for Her Future – and What That Means for Her Education Today
Jordyn Peake, a learner at Batesburg-Leesville High school in South Carolina, shares how personalized learning has helped her redirect her future and her education’s role in it.
How One Student’s Learning Experiences Unlocked a Lifetime of Creativity
Carlos Velazquez Vega discovered a passion for filmmaking in the classroom – and went on to help solve very real problems in his learning community using his skills.