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Fifth grade teacher Elias Hernandez observes 4th grade teacher Jannette Moya at Belmont-Cragin Elementary School in Chicago.
—Alyssa Schukar for Education Week

Personalized-Learning Case Studies: Lessons From 3 Schools

These mini-case studies examine three common struggles for personalized-learning schools: training teachers, differentiating instruction, and letting students work at their own pace. (November 7, 2017)

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Spotlight on Personalized Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how schools are using technology to customize student learning, how educators are personalizing literacy instruction, and learn about the successes and challenges of personalized learning efforts to date.

Spotlight on Digital Curriculum

In this Spotlight, learn about the role of digital curriculum in personalizing student learning and how educators are selecting and deploying digital content in the classroom.

Spotlight on Digital Math Instruction

In this Spotlight, learn how educators are using technology to personalize instruction, facilitate hands-on learning, and boost student engagement in math.

LEADERS TO LEARN FROM

High-Quality Online Learning Is Possible and Indiana Leader Wants to Prove It
As the director of virtual and blended learning at Indiana's Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, Michele Eaton strives to bring personalized learning to students and teachers. She is recognized as a 2018 Leader To Learn From.

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Quiz Yourself: What Do You Know About Personalized Learning?
What attributes define personalized learning, how have personalized learning initiatives shifted over time, and what does research say about the effectiveness of this instructional approach?

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Special Report: Personalized Learning: Vision vs. Reality
Education Week takes a hard look at the big arguments against personalized learning, what the latest research says about it, and how the approach is playing out in classrooms.

EXPLAINER

What Is Personalized Learning?
From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for millions of students.

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Students and teachers alike line up for autographs and selfies with 26-year-old Darnell Boursiquot, a wildly popular tutor for the online learning platform Algebra Nation.
June 5, 2018 – Education Week
Kyle Redford writes that when weighing whether to use audiobooks, especially with struggling readers, teachers should ask themselves: What is reading?
March 7, 2018 – Education Week
The 5,000-student Indiana Connections Academy changed its software systems, training protocols, and bathroom policies to better meet the needs of transgender students.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
Hundreds of state and local efforts to connect rural schools to fiber-optic networks have run into roadblocks over the past two years.
November 1, 2017 – Education Week
At the heart of the dispute are software-login records, which Ohio officials used to determine attendance and enrollment at the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
October 25, 2017 – Education Week
School leaders and teachers in districts upended by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have relied on Twitter, Facebook, and learning platforms to get messages and academic lessons to families and students.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
United Nations agencies have facilitated ed-tech programs for students in refugee camps worldwide, but the Syrian conflict has drawn an especially high level of involvement.
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
Customizing instruction for every student can generate modest gains in math and reading scores, but it can create major implementation challenges for schools.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Educators are now considering televisions in place of classroom projectors, but concerns about adaptability remain.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week

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