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We have to stop pretending challenge

Here is our addition to the Scott McLeod challenge. When it comes to education, we have to stop pretending… That our current educational system has the capacity to meet the needs of all learners That we are adequately preparing our children

makeschooldifferent21

We have to stop pretending challenge

Here is our addition to the Scott McLeod challenge. When it comes to education, we have to stop pretending… That our current educational system has the capacity to meet the needs of all learners That we are adequately preparing our children

Student goal setting infographic

Infographic: Student Goal Setting and Conferencing

The Institute is excited to release our new infographic on student goal setting based on two recent blog posts (here and here) by Jim Rickabaugh. The infographic also contains tips on preparing for and conducting effective conference sessions with your students. We hope

Student goal setting infographic

Infographic: Student Goal Setting and Conferencing

The Institute is excited to release our new infographic on student goal setting based on two recent blog posts (here and here) by Jim Rickabaugh. The infographic also contains tips on preparing for and conducting effective conference sessions with your students. We hope

Wild West of Personalized Learning

Scouts, Pioneers and Settlers: The Wild, Wild West of Personalized Learning

Watching the growth and spread of personalized learning in Southeastern Wisconsin has been an amazing experience. In less than five years the movement has grown from an urgent call to action with a vision of redesigning education around the learner

Wild West of Personalized Learning

Scouts, Pioneers and Settlers: The Wild, Wild West of Personalized Learning

Watching the growth and spread of personalized learning in Southeastern Wisconsin has been an amazing experience. In less than five years the movement has grown from an urgent call to action with a vision of redesigning education around the learner

Parent Perspective on Personalized Learning

10 Reasons I Wish My Children Could Have Experienced Personalized Learning

I was asked recently what it is about personalized learning that would make me want my children to learn in that environment. The question started me to think from a parent perspective about the value of this approach. It reminded

Parent Perspective on Personalized Learning

10 Reasons I Wish My Children Could Have Experienced Personalized Learning

I was asked recently what it is about personalized learning that would make me want my children to learn in that environment. The question started me to think from a parent perspective about the value of this approach. It reminded

Voice

What Kind of Student Joins a Youth Advisory Council?

by Kim Jenkins, Assistant Director As a new facilitator of the Youth Advisory Council — I didn’t quite know what to expect. What kind of student would voluntarily give up a Friday night to come out to CESA 1 and

Voice

What Kind of Student Joins a Youth Advisory Council?

by Kim Jenkins, Assistant Director As a new facilitator of the Youth Advisory Council — I didn’t quite know what to expect. What kind of student would voluntarily give up a Friday night to come out to CESA 1 and

Zen-stones balancing

Positioning for Growth and Innovation: Finding the Sweet Spot

We live in times where society presses us toward near constant growth and begs for meaningful innovation. As education practitioners and leaders, it is up to us to take up this challenge and show the way forward in our areas

Zen-stones balancing

Positioning for Growth and Innovation: Finding the Sweet Spot

We live in times where society presses us toward near constant growth and begs for meaningful innovation. As education practitioners and leaders, it is up to us to take up this challenge and show the way forward in our areas

Tilting at Windmills

Tilting at Windmills or Real Work with Real People?

I have been honored to be a part of this work in CESA 1 from the beginning. However, I was taken aback recently during a conversation with a principal who is involved in the Personalized Learning Initiative. He asked if

Tilting at Windmills

Tilting at Windmills or Real Work with Real People?

I have been honored to be a part of this work in CESA 1 from the beginning. However, I was taken aback recently during a conversation with a principal who is involved in the Personalized Learning Initiative. He asked if