No two students learn the same way which makes personalizing instruction using strategies like differentiated instruction critical to student success. A recent Edutopia article, Student-Centered Planning, sums it up very well.
As data-driven decision making is increasingly used in education, it’s important to gain insights into the whole child rather than the disparate systems that are typically how data is presented. Early warning and intervention (EWI), college and career readiness (CCR), and social and emotional learning (SEL) programs often collect and use information in silos. However, it is critical that educators are able to bring together this information for a holistic view of their students to make a real impact.
Explore the state of college and career readiness in the following excerpt from our latest white paper, College & Career Readiness: Dispelling the Myths. Then download the full white paper to learn more.
The professional development ecosystem is expanding. We've built a PD ecosystem model to help you assess each area of it (learn more about it in detail here). Below is an infographic showing the status of each of the six areas of the PD ecosystem. Take a look!
Personalized learning comes with many names: individualized learning, differentiated instruction, universal design for learning, and many more. And while each of these terms does mean something slightly different, the goal of helping all students succeed is the same. EdWeek provided the following insight on personalized learning,
Back in January, I published a blog on the transformation of professional development to an entire ecosystem due to several factors including ESSA and teacher retention. Which bring up the question, where is your district at regarding this transformation? To help we’ve created a quiz that allows you to score based on the different areas of the PD ecosystem.