I've had the opportunity to work with and learn from many other schools as they've shifted to personalized learning. Every implementation is different, but crucial leadership decisions typically fall into these four areas.
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Learning should resemble a variety of unique threads -- passion, profession, innovation, and curiosity -- that make up the fabric of a holistic experience. To ask that educators create and maintain personalized pathways for students is to require that those same pathways are presented to educators.
August 22, 2018
We've created The Modern Classrooms Project, a nonprofit organization that supports our blended, self-paced, mastery-based approach to teaching and learning. This summer, we brought eight teachers of different courses together for a week of self-directed professional development. Here's what happened.
August 20, 2018
Without leaders who are actively supporting our most innovative educators through the investment of resources like time, professional learning, and coaching, we run a high risk of our best teachers feeling as if their efforts are being trivialized.
July 31, 2018
As many U.S. school districts continue to struggle to reach the goal of implementing personal learning, it's helpful for educators and school leaders to have some exemplars that have already paved the way.
July 20, 2018
This Friday Focus: Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning is devoted to the concept of social capital and its implications for educators.
July 17, 2018
Based on our conversations with teachers, here are some key takeaways in creating a culture of conversation around feedback.
July 11, 2018
If you're trying to deliver a 21st century school, your teacher training must reflect that.
July 06, 2018
Teachers in Mahar Regional School District are leading a grassroots change effort to redesign learning, with the backing of the district's superintendent.
June 25, 2018
One of the biggest mistakes education leaders say they have made when scaling a new initiative is to jump to tactical planning before defining strategic values and objectives. Here are our recommendations on the critical questions that all leadership teams should actually be asking.