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Personalized Learning

Meeting the 10 Expectations Students Have of School

By: Chris Jackson. Have we considered the expectations students have of school? Chris Jackson writes that the real paradigm shift may be in asking the question to students: What do you expect from school? We can take students' expectations and interests into classrooms--and outside of them. By doing so, we will increase student motivation.


One Student, Five Lessons on Leadership

By: Javier Guzman. Javier, a former principal and regional director at Big Picture Learning, takes a student-centered approach to leadership and writes about the lessons learned for leading in Deeper Learning environments.

Difference Making

Living Your Future Is An Authentic Process

By: Elliot Washor. How a trip to Nashville Big Picture reinforced how powerful GenDIY can be if they have schools that entwine community and family around the student learning experience.