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The Importance of Jaggedness in Personalized Learning

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According to Learning in the 21st Century: the 2019 Digital Promise LVP Survey , 83% of teachers think students are capable of high achievement, but just 26% think students are reaching those levels today. As part of the Learner Variability Project, which “seek[s] to uncover strategies to meet learners where they are across varied contexts and needs,” Digital Promise’s team is examining the key factors for different grades and subject levels that impact student learning.

Why decades of trying to end racial segregation in gifted education haven’t worked

The Hechinger Report

On a crisp day in early March, two elementary school gifted and talented classes worked on activities in two schools, three miles and a world apart. Then there’s the question of personality, of what a gifted person is like.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Highlight Key Elements for Success in Personalized Learning

The PL2C Blog

Charlotte, NC – Today The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) released an in-depth case study on CMS’ Personalized Learning (PL) efforts. Personalizing the Paths to Personalized Learning: Meeting Students and Teachers Where They Are focuses on three schools with diverse backgrounds and journeys. Whole child and social and emotional learning (SEL).

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Want Easier Principal Walkthroughs? Try Virtual Classroom Walkthroughs

Edthena

During Covid-19, it might not be possible to go in person. Education researchers Laureen Cervone Avery and Patricia Martinez-Miller (2007) describe classroom walkthroughs as a tool that should “drive a cycle of continuous improvement by focusing on the effects of instruction.”

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

The CoolCatTeacher

For $295, this all-inclusive event (except for hotel and travel) is an amazing opportunity to learn. And even though teachers have tried to differentiate to more personalized instruction, the federal mandated testing has forced teachers to prepare every kid in their cohort for the same tests every year. If every student learned as fast as they possibly could, they’d all move at different paces, and accomplish things as quickly as they can.

Is strength-based learning a “magic bullet?”

The Hechinger Report

Audrianna Lesieur, age 11, smiles after demonstrating the strength of “Confidence” with encouragement from classmate William Maestas as her teacher Val Seamons moves on to assist Billy Sabo at Lake Canyon Elementary School. Terms like “Caring” and “Competing,” as well as “Confidence,” are very familiar to students at Lake Canyon Elementary School. They’re among the 10 “talent themes,” or strengths, used to underpin learning in the school district here. Future of Learning.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

All sessions are recorded so you can access later. And I think really good global collaborations happen when you have a relationship with another person professionally. People felt like they were up close and personal with Howard and his son. They felt like they had a front-row audience with experts that they would not normally have access to, So it’s going to give you… It’s free, first of all.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Districts seeking funds to integrate technology into teaching and learning can use other Federal program funds such as Improving Teacher Quality State Grants and Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies.” On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

It is titled Experiences in Self-Determined Learning and can be found at [link]. Self-determined learning or heutagogy is fast gaining interest from educators around the world interested in an evidence-based approach to learning. Grounded as it is on brain research and extensive research into how people learn self-determined learning is particularly popular among those interested in innovative approaches to learning. Learning Environment. 2007).