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.
Everyone likes to talk about personalized learning that is focused on a student’s goals, but how do you expose kids to these things when their worlds don’t allow them to understand what opportunities are available to them? Noemi Y. Perez explores.
Howard Blumenthal argues that standard curriculum in education puts ceiling on what our learners can achieve.
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.
Kyle Wagner shares 5 project ideas educators can adopt to explore social justice and anti-racism learning.
Would you like to see more real world learning in your community? Tom explores five steps to expand access to high-engagement valuable learning experiences.
By incorporating a sense of place in instruction, teachers and community partners have adapted programs to keep students engaged even during distance learning. Jack Chin explores how place-based experiences shape learners for today's world.