An advisor at the Met High School in Providence, RI, shows how one student used personalized learning to create an exhibition on crime scene investigation and law enforcement.
A Los Angeles-based principal uses meditation to keep students focused and engaged.
The micro-credential initiative is not about changing effective teaching; it is about expanding ideas and delivering resources for teachers who want to improve their already great classroom ideas with new ideas, new paths, and new paradigms.
“We have to be willing to do the harder, more frightening thing: we need to let go.”
Gary reflects on his time at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Conference on Personalized Learning, where he heard about how schools in Pennsylvania are using personalized learning to fill their own, unique needs.
"The goals of arts integrated tasks align strongly with QPA tasks, creating the potential for even higher quality tasks when the two are used together. When done well, arts integrated QPA tasks increase student engagement in their learning by connecting to relevant topics and expanding the ways students can represent their learning."
In the second part in Carisa Corrow's series on the Vermont Middle Grades Collaborative Conference, she presents insights and processes in personalized learning for ELL students.