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Technology and Personalized Learning

Personalized learning is driven by good teaching and strong student supports centered on the needs of each student.

Published: May 8, 2019
Topics: 101
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Personalized Learning According to a Parent and Child

“Every parent thinks that their child is the most special child. Personalized learning helps make that a reality in education.”

Published: April 26, 2019
Topics: 101
Article
What Happens When Second Graders Plan for the Future

Even second graders can set goals – and in a personalized learning environment, they feel empowered to reach them.

Published: March 5, 2019
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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Learner Profiles: What Are They, Why Are They Important and How Can You Get Started Co-Creating Them

Learner profiles can help teachers in course design and students to develop agency.

Published: February 15, 2019
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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What Students Learn Versus What Teachers Teach

With personalized, competency-based learning, the focus becomes on what students are learning.

Published: February 12, 2019
Topics: 101
Article
Everyone Has a “Why.” Do You Know the “Whys” in Your Learning Community?

Starting with the “Why” behind the decisions we make about teaching and learning is powerful.

Published: January 11, 2019
Topics: 101
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We Wrote It; You Loved It

See your favorite articles from 2018.

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How to Begin Implementing Personalized Learning in Your School District

A former superintendent shares tips getting started implementing personalized learning.

Published: November 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
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More Than Checking Boxes: Personalized Learning at Saluda Trail Middle School

At Saluda Trail STEAM Middle School, the school culture of failing forward is vital to their efforts to transform learning.

Published: September 19, 2018
Topics: 101
Article
What We Want for Students We Have to Want for Teachers, Too

When a teacher feels trusted and is empowered, everyone wins.

Published: September 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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How Personalized Learning Ensures All Students Will Learn in Kenowa Hills Public Schools

Kenowa Hills Public Schools are transforming teaching and learning and empowering all students through personalized learning.

Published: July 25, 2018
Topics: 101
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Teacher Inquiry Labs in South Carolina Demonstrate Personalized Learning in Action

The South Carolina Department of Education is helping teachers expand student-centered practices and make personalized learning in South Carolina a...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity, Impact and Improvement
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State-Level Support for Personalized Learning in South Carolina Empowers Teachers and Students

When the South Carolina Department of Education launched their Office of Personalized Learning, their aim was clear: to develop the...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
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High-Quality Professional Development to Support Personalized Learning in South Carolina

South Carolina believes access to high-quality professional development is crucial to support personalized learning in the state.

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Personalizing Learning: Don’t Lose Sight of Your Why

Personalizing learning is hard work. It’s important to not lose sight of why you’re doing it, and why it’s best...

Published: June 11, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Social and Academic Success Through Personalized Learning in Kenowa Hills

Kenowa Hills Middle School has an initiative that “encourages all to become successful academically and socially.”

Published: June 4, 2018
Topics: 101, Social Emotional Learning
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Early Adopters Critical to Shaping Learning Environments of Today and Tomorrow

Education policy, school districts and early adopters all play important roles in supporting personalized, innovative, competency-based learning.

Published: May 16, 2018
Topics: 101, Education Policy
Answering Questions About Competency-Based Education Transcripts

A transcript from a personalized, competency-based system looks different, but ALSO is a a truly accurate reflection of what a...

Published: May 15, 2018
Topics: 101, Assessment and Accountability
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How to Move Your District’s Vision for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Forward

The shift towards personalized, competency-based learning starts with understanding where you are with your vision

Published: May 9, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Article
Making Personalized, Competency-Based Learning a Reality for All Students

What are the systemic areas to consider when implementing personalized, competency-based learning across a district?

Published: April 25, 2018
Topics: 101, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
Article
Personalized, Competency-Based Learning for All Kids: The Time to Act is Now

"Our children are counting on us to deliver on the passion, the enthusiasm and the opportunities they aspire to achieve...

Published: April 17, 2018
Topics: 101
Publication
From Vision to Reality: Personalized, Competency-Based Learning for All Kids

This publication is designed to help school districts take steps toward personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: April 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Article
New Toolkit Offers Guidance on Crafting Your Vision for Personalized Learning

A strong vision will help you sustain personalized, competency-based learning at scale.

Published: March 19, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Article
Data Rooms and Other Ideas About Data Use

Education has embraced this concept as a way of keeping school and student data visible and central to school decision...

Published: March 8, 2018
Topics: 101, Impact and Improvement