In North Carolina's Iredell-Statesville school district, teachers report a smooth implementation of the standards now being targeted for review by the state legislature.
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July 18, 2014
June 24, 2014
We are, let's face it, a Tower of Babel when it comes to defining what we're all doing here. That sounds disparaging, but I don't actually mean it that way. Reimagining the desired outcomes and the common student experience of America's public schools is a messy, chaotic business - and that's what real change looks like.
June 20, 2014
Hybrid learning models, motion-based technology and the use of open resources are all expected to become more prevalent in the coming years, according to a new report.
June 03, 2014
A study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education shows that charter schools' ability to implement personalized learning is largely tied to pay for technology.
May 29, 2014
A new policy brief outlines potential pitfalls for start up, personalized learning programs.
April 21, 2014
Across Reynoldsburg City School District (RCS), personalization of learning is increasingly achieved at the classroom and individual student level through the shift to blended learning. Blended learning requires a fundamental redesign of instructional and organizational models, transforming the core elements of teaching and learning--changing roles, structures, schedules, staffing, and core budgets.
March 31, 2014
"We believe there's been a lack of transformative innovation in K-12," according to Joel Rose, founder of nonprofit New Classrooms. His website proposes, "an alternate credible vision for what's possible in schools."
February 12, 2014
Chris Cerf is leaving his post as New Jersey's education commissioner to become chief executive of Amplify, a company that is preparing to launch new digital curriculum and assessment.
February 03, 2014
New tools are making it easier to customize learning for every student. Playlists, projects, and portfolios support big blocks, maker spaces, and flex schools. One thing I appreciate about the Christensen Institute definition of blended learning is that it stresses student agency by requiring "student control over time, place, path, and/or pace."
January 20, 2014
A couple of people called last week looking for advice for state and district leaders on personalized learning. Here's a recap of our conversations.