Personalized learning won’t work without personalized supports
The Christensen Institute
MARCH 21, 2018
Last week’s New York Times Fixes column highlighted the enormous promise of PowerMyLearning, a framework and tool that connects teachers, families, and students. The approach marks a departure from run-of-the-mill family engagement strategies like infrequent parent-teacher conferences or once yearly back-to-school nights. But some notions of that precision can take on an antiseptic quality that assumes a series of 0’s and 1’s amounts to truly knowing students and their families.