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Three Schools On Three Paths to Personalized Learning Success

By: Dr. Mary Ann Wolf and Alex Dreier. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has set out on a personalized learning journey all its own. Here are three …

Pedagogy

The signs of an abundance mindset in libraries - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

It doesn't happen often, but I kind of lost it the other day. Our elementary media EAs were meeting and the big topic was changing the circulation …

Principals Need to Know Literacy

When I first became a principal at an elementary school, I thought I had the requisite knowledge to be a literacy leader. My previous experiences in …

Teaching

What’s your compelling reason?

Although this commercial is a few years old, and it is a scotch commercial, it is a beautiful story. Seriously, take the time to watch it.If you …

How To Have Killer Meetings That Get Results

I recently read <i>Death by Meeting</i> by Patrick Lencioni. This book is a must read for any leader who wants to improve the quality of meetings in his or …

Literacy for ALL

<b>Literacy for All</b>Sometimes a question is so beautiful it becomes part of you. One such question, posed to me last year by a grade 5 student, has stuck …

Teaching

Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

I work part-time with elementary learners – with gifted learners during the school year and teaching maker education camps during the summer. The one …

Pedagogy

One Key to Reducing School Suspension: A Little Respect

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find out what it means to me.”<p>In schools working to reduce suspension rates, teachers could take a cue from Aretha Franklin: …

Guest Post: How One District Supports Personalized Learning

<b>Editor’s Note: I’ve shared a lot about “personalized learning” (see The Best Resources For Understanding “Personalized Learning”), and invited Dr.</b> …

Notes From the Field: Personalized Learning | Center on Reinventing Public Education

In 2015, CRPE kicked off a multi-year, multi-method study of district and regional systemic efforts to support schools implementing personalized …

Starting With the 'Why' in Personalized Learning

Last spring, on our first visit to 35 schools committed to personalized learning, teachers often told us they weren’t sure <i>what</i> they were supposed to …

Pedagogy

Can Personalized Learning Flourish Within A Traditional System?

<b>By SARAH GARLAND, The Hechinger Report</b>Can students learn about what they like, at their own pace, and still pass standardized tests at the end of …

Education

Literacy, Personalized

Lately, I have been exploring personalized learning as an approach to meeting all students’ needs. Personalized learning “places the interests and …

Pedagogy

Hugging A Porcupine

<b>He is ours.</b><p>He was ours when he arrived in kindergarten thirteen years ago – precocious, curious, and bursting with spirit. His blue plaid shirt …

Parenting

Act Like You’re New

I had the tremendous honour to work with the Sage Creek School staff in Winnipeg, Manitoba, recently. I work with schools all of the time, but this …

Google Apps for Education

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?

In personalized learning models, educators’ roles are more important than ever as they design customized approaches, and their professional expertise …

Pedagogy

How to Find Your Teacher Next Door

By: Kenny Hall. As a teacher, it is my responsibility to keep up with research and best practices to continually enhance learning for all of my …

Education Technology

Beyond Reform

“The journey of Lindsay Unified is one of the great stories that gives me hope and inspiration for the future of education. Its lessons on system …

Learning Spaces For Actual Learning | Graham Wegner - Open Educator

Brendan Jones has a new post up about setting up his own classroom which is a really good read. He talks about getting his first room in many years …

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Students?

Education leaders, parents, teachers, students and communities are sparking conversations around what modern learning environments look like and how …

Pedagogy

Learning With Technology

Does this happen in your school or district?One teacher prefers google sites.Another blogger.A different teacher prefers Edublogs.One teacher started …

How Do We Ensure Personalized Learning is a True Equity Initiative?

<i>By Ace Parsi and Maria Moser</i><p>Personalized learning is the new “it” in education. This approach, often defined by flexible learning environments that …

Pedagogy

Personalized Learning Isn't Just for "Big Kids"

<i>By Brian Cleary</i><p>Elementary Personalized Learning (EPL) is different from its older sibling. We have all heard and read plenty on the fantastic, …

I long to know a lot of things - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

I long to know a lot of things.<br>With curiosity I'm cursed;<br>But teacher tells me that I must<br>Complete my education first. - Rebecca McCann<p>Yup.<p>The little …

Personalized Math for Fulton’s Bear Creek Middle School

By Anthony Newbold<p>When you have students of varying needs, it’s not fair to set one bar, have all reach for it and determine success that way. If we …

The Caring School: Kind but Not Always Nice

[I want to expand on some of the ideas of yesterday’s post, The Ethic of Care is Hard, because I think it’s important to think about many of the ways …

3 Questions Before Supporting Innovation

1. Is this best for students and their learning?2. Is this scalable?3. Are you willing to share?In a conversation with my good friend, Dave Sands, we …

Poor kids, weak families

J.D. Vance’s <i>Hillbilly Elegy</i>, which is said to explain the Donald Trump’s appeal to the white underclass should be “required reading for education …

The quiet disruption - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

We hear a lot about "disruptive technologies" in education. Yet judging by apperances, most classes look pretty much like they did 100 years ago - …

Film Photography

New Beginnings, New Opportunities

Leaving a school can be tough. Switching positions within the same school can also be a challenge.<p>There are many educators who are leaving one school …