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What Does Personalized Learning Mean? Whatever People Want It To

For some, such variety is reason for optimism. But others warn that loose definitions could lead to incoherence and ineffectiveness in the classroom. (November 6, 2018)

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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 Literacy

Amid shifting workplace needs and ever-changing technologies, educators are building students' digital literacy skills. In this Spotlight, learn what digital literacy means for schools, how educators are amplifying student voices using new forms of storytelling, and what literacy skills students need for the workplace.

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?

Digital Education Blog

04/09 01:34 pm | Can Learning Analytics Improve Learning? Researchers Discuss at AERA | Three leaders in the field of learning analytics tackled questions at the American Educational Research Association about whether ed-tech and K-12 schools use their research ...

Special Collections

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.

Special Report: Personalized Learning: 4 Big Questions Shaping the Movement
Four critical questions about personalized learning are prompting educators to take a harder look at this approach and determine if they need to correct any missteps.

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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As new lawmakers and governors get down to business, they’re likely to confront oversight, accountability, and other policy challenges involving the charter sector.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
More than 44 million students now learn in classrooms with high-speed Internet, up from just 4 million five years ago, according to EducationSuperHighway.
October 3, 2018 – Education Week
Frustrated by low pay, some U.S. teachers are spending their free time working for online tutoring platforms based in China.
September 19, 2018 – Education Week
Any discussion in politics of the future of education in Ohio inevitably turns to the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
September 14, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
A bill shielding what is now Ohio's largest online school and its sponsor from the negative consequences of accepting thousands of former Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow students is headed to Gov. John Kasich for his signature.
June 28, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
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

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