For students to have a truly personalized learning experience, the philosophy has to become a part of the non-academic parts of their learning as well. Based on this, our schools have shifted to adopt a restorative justice model. Here's how we did it--and the positive results we're already seeing.
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June 21, 2018
June 07, 2018
Graduation represents a major milestone for high school students across the country. Here, educators reflect on its deeper significance for young people in 2018.
June 05, 2018
Classrooms have become accustomed to valuing speed over mastery, and we've shifted our attention from authentic understanding of content to sheer volume of material consumed. It's time to revisit the true value of an education, and remind ourselves that education is about the learning process, not academic standards.
May 31, 2018
Earlier this year, Mountain View High School hosted the eighth stop of Thompson School District's 'Seeing is Believing' tour, which affords district staff and district partners an opportunity to see how schools are adapting under the district's push to personalize learning.
May 18, 2018
At the core of personalized learning is a rich adult culture that enables and encourages educators to study existing shortcomings in our schools and classrooms, and to collaboratively and passionately find innovative solutions.
May 16, 2018
Teachers can employ Collaborative Problem Solving to empower students with persistently challenging behaviors to change; in this two-part series, we'll learn more from educators at the elementary and middle school levels.
May 11, 2018
What would it look like if student voice truly shaped the design of public education systems? Reflections culled from the Assessment for Learning Project (ALP) community offer some helpful insights.
May 04, 2018
For flex time to work well, schools have to accomplish a tricky balance between fostering autonomy in students while still holding them accountable for ambitious learning targets.
April 30, 2018
Earlier this year, Bill Reed Middle School hosted the seventh stop of Thompson School District's 'Seeing is Believing' tour, which affords district staff and district partners an opportunity to see how schools are adapting under the district's push to personalize learning.
April 25, 2018
One teacher's insights on how young minds are highly capable of contributing to meaningful, real world conversations.