Culturally Responsive Crossroads

Culturally Responsive Crossroads

by Jim McLure, Professional Development Specialist   Oh summer…summer is a time of relaxation, of fun, of culture and community for Southeastern Wisconsin. The area is truly a celebration of many different cultures and communities. It comes alive with fireworks,

Culturally Responsive Crossroads

Culturally Responsive Crossroads

by Jim McLure, Professional Development Specialist   Oh summer…summer is a time of relaxation, of fun, of culture and community for Southeastern Wisconsin. The area is truly a celebration of many different cultures and communities. It comes alive with fireworks,

Guest Post: Focus on the Learner, Not Technology

by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey – Co-founders, Personalize Learning LLC Over the next few months, we will be engaging with Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey, co-founders of Personalize Learning LLC, in a series of joint posts on Learner Agency. Learner

Guest Post: Focus on the Learner, Not Technology

by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey – Co-founders, Personalize Learning LLC Over the next few months, we will be engaging with Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey, co-founders of Personalize Learning LLC, in a series of joint posts on Learner Agency. Learner

5 Shifts to Learner Roles

5 Shifts to Learner Roles in a Personalized Learning Environment

(This article originally appeared in the AWSA Update Bulletin) by Jim Rickabaugh The process of transforming learning in our schools from an industrial, assembly line model to a modern, learner-centered and learning focused approach involves much more than adopting an

5 Shifts to Learner Roles

5 Shifts to Learner Roles in a Personalized Learning Environment

(This article originally appeared in the AWSA Update Bulletin) by Jim Rickabaugh The process of transforming learning in our schools from an industrial, assembly line model to a modern, learner-centered and learning focused approach involves much more than adopting an

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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

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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

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