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Personalized Learning

Posted: 13/12/2016 by broadyesl in personalized learning, Uncategorized

A term that comes up in education circles.  What is it and why should we care?  Read 5 Ways to Personalize Instruction at

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The 5 steps and the apps to implement them (excerpt):

  1. Whole-group instruction
  2. Guided practice
  3. Independent practice
  4. Reflection

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Posted: 24/02/2014 by broadyesl in personalized learning

From:  Education Week


The Education Week Spotlight on Personalized Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Defining personalized learning environments
  • Making use of massively open online classrooms (MOOCs) in high schools
  • Balancing personalization with standardization
  • Using technology to boost individualized instruction

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.


But defining what exactly a “personal learning environment,” or PLE, is supposed to look like is proving to be challenging.

May 20, 2013 – Education Week


The 16 districts that won Race to the Top grants are taking vastly different approaches as they aim to make over the classroom experience.

March 26, 2013 – Education Week


Technology has the potential to boost individualized instruction or drive it into the ground, Joseph S. Renzulli argues.

February 28, 2012 – Education Week


Lehigh University education professor Scott Garrigan knows firsthand that many educators find massively open online courses, or MOOCs, threatening.
June, 24, 2013 – Digital Education Blog


Finding Common Ground Blog

Standardization? Personalization? Or Both?

Education critics believe that we do need a national set of standards which are internationally benchmarked, and seem to have very little personalization at all.
November 22, 2013 – Finding Common Ground Blog


iNACOL wrapped their tenth annual conference this week in Orlando. What used to be the Virtual School Symposium is now the Blended and Online Learning Symposium this week in Orlando. And blended it was, as we outlined in our summary, the majority of the 275 breakout sessions dealt with technology enhanced learning at school. I participated in several sessions that reviewed the updated Blended Learning Implementation Guide.
November 4, 2013 – Vander Ark on Innovation

Related Spotlights on Personalized Learning:

Personalized Learning (2012)

Students are learning outside the classroom, receiving “digital badges” for academic achievement, and using technology to expand learning opportunities. The move to individual instruction has many policymakers, administrators, and teachers rethinking instruction in the 21st century. This Spotlight focuses on the new approaches and debates taking place around personalized learning.