Across South Carolina, there is a movement to personalize learning for all students. Some districts in the state have even spearheaded their own initiatives, and the state is working to use them as "learning labs" for others. Here, we take a detailed look at their progress so far.
This new report from iNACOL is designed to help families and communities understand the potential of personalized learning through real-life examples in schools across the country.
By: Jim Goodell, Liz Glowa and Brandt Redd. Education often falls behind the business world in realizing the potential of new technologies. There are, however, a few bright spots where the timing might be right for the tech trends in the business world to have a positive impact in education sooner rather than later.
There are many ways to provide personalized learning experiences within a classroom through a mixture of technology and simply shifting the focus of some traditional instructional methods and activities. Here are a few ways to get started.
By: Eric Nentrup. Superintendent Noreen Bush and the Cedar Rapids Community School District discuss how they managed setbacks over the past year and maintained a mindset to keep moving forward.
By: Andy Franko. For any districts considering a move toward blended learning, here are six lessons our district learned while creating a multidistrict virtual K-12 school.
These tools represent a sampling of some of the best CBE-capable edtech in the areas of learning platforms/learning management systems, curriculum resources, assessment/reporting, and platforms that fall outside of these categories.
The Getting Smart Staff shares a list of resources for getting started with personalized learning.
By: Janice Walton and Mary Ryerse. Across the country, there is a growing movement to transition away from seat-time and move towards a flexible structure that allows students to progress in their learning after they have demonstrated mastery. Learn more here.
In a special bonus episode, we talked with Tom Rooney and Scott Rowe about the transition to remote learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.