Educators cannot transform the system alone. The more we coordinate, the more likely we will be able to create the multiple pathways that schools, districts,and states need to create high quality personalized, competency-based systems that are equitable and fair.
CCE's Ruth Ellis reflects on the culmination of a successful school year, both personally and professionally with the Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency Program.
As a movement, personalized learning holds great promise. In short, audacity need not be the enemy of the practical. By drastically reshaping our ideal schools to better represent the “educational hubs” that support personalization, we open more possibilities than we close.
There has been a shifting definition of personalized learning over the past few years. At CCE, we understand the importance of our version—Essential Personal Learning—because it focuses on the essential lynchpins required to personalize the student experience for equity and excellence.
With education’s paradigm shift to personalized learning, I am doing my best to meet students where they are with their learning choices. Micro-credentials have given me tools to personalize learning for my students.
If we’re striving for competency-based, personalized learning experiences for students, then it is equally important educators to have similar learning experiences.
In the daily struggles of working as an educator, it is easy to forget the hidden problems faced by our students—one of the most important being whether they have a nighttime residence that is fixed, regular, and adequate.