Teachers in learner-centered, personalized settings serve as guides for students along pathways that address their individual needs, strengths, and goals for success in academics, career, and life. To prepare students to thrive in a changing world, educators promote collaborative projects, integrate authentic learning experiences that may occur outside the classroom, and, above all, foster learner independence and agency--student voice and choice.
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September 22, 2017
September 21, 2017
The Thompson School District in Loveland, Colorado is running the "Seeing Is Believing" tour - what one educator is calling the best professional learning (PL) she has been a part of as a leader, an educator, and someone who is always wanting to try something new if it's best for kids.
September 08, 2017
As more and more educators work to replace factory-model schools with personalized, student-centered learning experiences, knowing our students has taken on new meaning.
August 14, 2017
One Boston high school developed a system of personalized adult learning when the school used four key culture shift levers.
August 09, 2017
If "PD" conjures memories of being lectured at about stuff teachers don't care about, "Unprofessional Development" can redefine how teachers spend their time learning together.
August 07, 2017
Two core elements point to what school can and should be in order to create lasting change in the lives of students.