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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.
Personalized learning efforts across the country are being developed that place the whole student at the center of their learning. Key to these efforts is Social and Emotional Learning. Educators now recognize that in order for students to be fully prepared for success in college, work and life, they must possess more than strong academic skills, but also social and emotional skills.
Gary provides a brief summary of Chugach School District: A Personalized, Performance-Based System by Christ Sturgis, highlighting the Alaskan district as an extraordinary example for other school districts across the country to follow.
Out-of-School-Time programs are well positioned to be at the vanguard of progressive educational innovations and pedagogy - like Personalized Learning.
At CCE, we believe that personalized learning offers systems and strategies for making steady improvements in the instruction and learning of English Language Learners. This post imagine the possibilities for ELLs in a personalized learning classroom environment.
All too often, professional development opportunities for teachers follow the traditional “sit-and-get” model—an approach to learning that we all know needs to change. CCE’s Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network (MA PLN) is committed to making this transformation, offering engaging, authentic learning experiences for educators in the network.