Spotlight on Personalized Learning

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On Personalized Learning

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

  • Using new technologies and teaching approaches to improve learning in middle schools
  • Creating individualized education plans for every student
  • Conducting personalized assessment of students
  • Combining face-to-face instruction and online learning
  • Developing online credit-recovery courses to motivate underachieving students

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A Vermont initiative to improve learning in middle schools is working through the challenges of using the latest digital tools and different teaching approaches.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week

Targeting students' individual needs could help build a kind of individualized education plan for every student.
February 3, 2010 – Digital Directions

Educators are turning to technology and different teaching and learning approaches to provide more personalized learning experiences for students.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week

Digital advancements are forcing policymakers to rethink policies addressing student use of mobile devices, online textbooks, and social networking sites for learning.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week

Determining what approaches work best when using digital tools to customize education is proving to be challenging.
March 17, 2011 – Education Week

Loosely based on the idea of combining face-to-face education with online instruction, the blended model of schooling is growing in popularity.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions

Developers of credit-recovery courses are constantly trying to figure out what will motivate underachieving students.
January 12, 2011 – Education Week

Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach believes teachers need to bring a "sense of wonderment" back into student learning.
April 20, 2011 – Teacher

Ron Wolk writes that personalized education could be an engine for progress in schools, and that reformers cannot rely solely on standards-based accountability.
March 9, 2011 – Education Week

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