Personalized learning is a mindset and approach to teaching that focuses on meeting each learner where they are and tailoring a curriculum that considers their interests, prior knowledge and skill level, and pace. Such a demand on the teacher requires sophisticated usage of technology in a combination of personalized, blended and online learning.
Authenticity has to be at the core of all of our movements as educators because of what is happening in the world on a global scale. Aaron Schorn explores ways to provide authentic and thoughtful experiences for all learners this fall and beyond.
Patty Alper authored a book entitled, Teach to Work, How a Mentor, a Mentee and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America. She presents her findings here.