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Fifth grade teacher Elias Hernandez observes 4th grade teacher Jannette Moya at Belmont-Cragin Elementary School in Chicago.
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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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Some schools are betting on algorithm-driven playlists to customize lessons for students, but the technology doesn't come cheap—at least not yet.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
The Ohio education department determined that nine full-time online charter schools overstated their enrollment. The schools say the state's methods are "blatantly unfair."
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
After three decades of writing about the classroom limitations of technology, the Stanford professor talks about his observations of some promising approaches.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it.
November 9, 2016 – Education Week
Can iPads, social media apps, and digital reading platforms help teenagers better engage with a 500-year-old literary classic?
November 9, 2016 – Education Week
Possibly billions of dollars worth of a public educational telecommunications resource has languished unused and unlicensed within the federal government, estimates show.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
The network was built with the help of an FCC program called the Educational Broadband Service, which needs to be opened up to more schools, critics say.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
But the idea that digital tools can benefit students’ social-emotional development is controversial, with critics claiming children are already spending too much time online.
October 19, 2016 – Education Week
The students said the results that the web app Happify generated for each of them confirmed some thoughts they had about themselves.
October 19, 2016 – Education Week
Educators are asking tougher questions to sort the real personalized learning potential from the empty promises of some ed-tech products and services.
October 19, 2016 – Education Week

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