• Managing the Change to Personalized Learning

    Personalized Learning Will Live or Die on Ability to Manage Change, says Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). I couldn’t agree more. And in fact, I believe rethinking the change process is the single most important element of redesigning schools for the...

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  • When Teachers Work Together to Personalize Learning

    Learning from your peers — it’s not only an impactful way for students to learn, it’s essential for educators. Especially those who are reimagining, redesigning, and reinventing teaching and learning in our schools. At NGLC, we write often about the power of connecting with and...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: Competency-Based Education and Personalized Learning

    Competency-Based Education and Chicago Personalizing Learning at West Belden, CompetencyWorks West Belden is learning how to build flexibility into the physical classroom, staffing, scheduling, and time allocation. In the traditional system, schedules are rigid regardless of whether students...

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  • Setting a Strong Personalized Learning Vision in Henry County

    In today’s Friday Focus: Practitioner’s Guide to Personalized Learning, you will: Explore personalized learning efforts at Henry County School District, Georgia Learn about the district’s universal vision that enables school-level autonomy See personalized...

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  • We Need to Personalize Personalized Learning

    A student with dyslexia told us he thrives in a classroom that gives students multiple choices over their learning, while another student said she needs more structure. While some students clearly bloom in a loud, active, project-based classroom, a student with autism might be completely...

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  • Teachers Need More Clarity When it Comes to Personalized Learning

    Personalized learning is picking up steam in schools and districts across the country. We hear about students having more choices in the classroom, students directing their learning, schools creating personalized learning plans for each student, and other learner-centered instructional strategies....

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  • Leadership Habits, Genius Hour, and Learner Profiles in Colorado

    In March, I had the pleasure of joining an NGLC Learning Excursion to Colorado. In this Friday Focus: Practitioner’s Guide to Personalized Learning, you’ll learn about: How leadership habits of success can be an entrypoint for personalized learning; How student-led...

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  • Putting Agency Back Into Personalized Learning

    This post originally appeared on the Center for Collaborative Education blog on April 3, 2017. Author: Diana Lebeaux A few weeks ago at SXSWedu, keynote speaker Dr. Chris Emdin of Columbia (author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y'all Too) challenged participants,...

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  • Same Course, Different Outcomes: The Mysterious Case of Computerized Developmental Math in Tennessee

    By Maggie P. Fay   A few years ago, Tennessee math teachers faced a puzzle. Why was remedial math taught by computer successfully helping high school students get ready for college when the exact same course at the community college wasn’t working? Since 2012, the state of...

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  • Choice, Trust, and Agency in Pinellas County Schools

    In today’s Friday Focus: Practitioner’s Guide to Personalized Learning, you will: Discover the efforts to personalize learning in Pinellas County Schools, Florida Gain an appreciation for the strategies the district is using to build buy-in, capacity, and action Note...

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