Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ask ten educators the definition of personalized learning and you will get ten different answers.  The article below defines personalized learning and the process used by one very successful high school.  Check it out.

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3 Ways to Put Students in the Driver's Seat with Personalized Learning

By Katie McNeil, Content Marketing Manager for Summit Public Schools

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Homework can be very frustrating for students, teachers, and parents.  Thinking of adjusting your homework expectations?   Read this article.
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Freeing Students—and Teachers—From Homework

A second-grade teacher explains how she got rid of mandatory homework—and the surprising results she found when she did.

Project Based Learning goes hand in hand with Competency Based Learning.  Projects provide for student choice, independent learning, the ability to move when ready, and a chance to show proficiency in multiple ways.  Check out this article about Project Based Learning.

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Are these the schools of the future?

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Here is an idea for any classroom!

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Magic Maker Cubes: Building Creativity, Kindness, and Collaboration

New Hampshire leads the way in competency-based learning!  Check  out this video taped in Pittsfield, nh!

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Competency-Based Learning: Developing Mastery of Skills and Content

At Pittsfield Middle High School, students choose how they will show what they have learned.