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In the first part of this exciting interview series, Karen P. White talks to Yeshi Gaskin Lamour, principal of Holmes Elementary, about the school's experience thus far with the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network.
Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network coach, Diana Lebeaux, and design team members, Alec Resnick and Kevin Brill, argue that innovative school design requires a carefully-combined mix of experience, inspiration, and sheer gumption.
When schools or districts decide to take the plunge and shift to a learner-centered, proficiency-based system, one of the key “must-haves” is the support of the faculty. So how to do you garner the support of faculty effectively? Matt and Courtney share three ways to help the process along.
Many confuse the terms blended learning with personalized learning. Blended learning is an instructional model that integrates digital and online media content into teacher instructional practice. Ramona summarizes five approaches to bringing more blended approach to learning into the classroom.
After a recent review of Carol Dweck’s Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Ramona reflects on the importance of Growth Mindset and how educators can employ strategies that truly prepare students to be confident, self-directed, and collaborative lifelong learners.
No two projects, when divergent thinking principles are embedded, are ever the same—and this makes assessment something it often is not: FUN!
Gary reflects on a recent visit to The Parker School in Devens and their approach to assessment--giving students many shots at demonstrating a standard rather than linking everything to one assessment event.