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6/6/16 #plearnchat
Monday, 7pm ET -  Continuum of Motivation



Big Question: How do we move learners from extrinsic to intrinsic motivation?


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6/20/16 TBA





ISTE 2016 Conference
We will be presenting at the ISTE 2016 Conference in Denver.

Make Learning Personal with Stories

Poster Presentation 
Monday, June 27, 11:00 am–1:00 pm MDT (Mountain Daylight Time)
Building/Room: CCC Lobby D, Table
8

Something happens when you personalize learning. There is an excitement that grows and blossoms as learners take more ownership for their learning. Join teachers and leaders from schools and districts from around the world as they share stories about making learning personal. Presenting with Barbara and Kathleen:
  • Lauren Parren, Educational Technology Integration Specialist, South Burlington HS, VT
  • Caroline Patrie, ANESU Innovation Coach, Addison Northeast Superior Union, VT
  • Tuesday Ramunni, Personalized Learning Coach, Liberty Elementary School, CA
  • Patrick Riley, Cognitive Coach, KidFriendly Grant, GRREC, KY
  • David Truss, Lead Administrator, Inquiry Hub/Coquitlam Open Learning, Vancouver, Canada
  • Ben Wilkoff, Director of Personalized Professional Learning, Denver Public Schools, CO

Giving Learner Voice and Choice Personalizes Learning

Monday, June 27, 4:15–5:15 pm MDT (Mountain Daylight Time)
Building/Room: CCC 106, Table 1

Discover how using voice and choice can begin to create learner-centered environments where the learner takes ownership to their learning. Learn about the new Stages of Personalized Learning Environments and explore the crosswalk of voice and choice so you can take steps to personalize learning for all your learners.

Storytelling can Change Teaching and Inspire Learning (Ignite Session)

Sunday, June 26, 1:30–2:45 pm MDT (Mountain Daylight Time)
Building/Room: CCC Bellco Theatre
Barbara will present 20 slides in 5 minutes around storytelling as part of Round 1 of the Ignite Sessions. The Ignite sessions go fast so don't miss Round 1 and how Barbara will share stories with great messages, how everyone is a storyteller, and how teachers can share and encourage stories that inspire learning.



CAST's 2nd Annual UDL Symposium 2016 
Harvard Law School Campus Cambridge, MA Champlain
August 8-10, 2016

TedTalk & Poster Session:
August 9, 2016 3:30-4:00pm
The Impact of Voice & Engagement in Developing Expert Learners
Use UDL to empower learners to tell their story about what engages them to learn so they become expert learners.



Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) will be interviewing Barbara and Kathleen for her BAMRadio! Show on February 9, 2016.

Look for the interview on
Every Classroom Matters.





Past Events




5/16/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET -  Continuum of Voice



Big Question: Why is learner voice critical in developing agency?





Dynamic Landscapes 2016 
Champlain College, VT May 23-24, 2016
Workshop Session: May 24, 2016 9:45-10:45am
Setting the Stage for an Effective Personal Learning Plan (PLP)

Discover how to empower your learners to tell their story of who they are and how they learn using the neurosciences that sets the state in developing a PLP so that they are truly future ready.

Edcamp Session: May 24, 2016 12:00-12:45p 
What Do We Value? The Student or The Learner?

Sign up to join Kathleen's presentations



Personalized Learning with #sdedchat
Tuesday, May 24th at 8pm CST

Travis Lape @travislape, Lenessa Keehn @lenessakeehn, and Teri Bauerly @mrstbauerly interviewed Barbara Bray @bbray27 using Blab about Make Learning Personal and answering questions about Personalized Learning
https://goo.gl/mpslL8 




5/2/16 #plearnchat
Monday, 7pm ET -  UDL: The Lens to Personalize Learning



Big Question:
Why is UDL the Lens to Personalize Learning?





Verizon Mobile Learning Academy
Sponsored by ISTE & Verizon
April 26, 2016
Be Learner-Centered with Mobile Learning


Barbara shared how teachers can meet several of the ISTE Standards for Teachers and Students as they move toward learner-centered environments by reducing barriers in the curriculum and maximize learning.

The take aways for this webinar were an understanding of Universal Design for Learning, the Stages of Personalized Learning across the Continuums, and examples from educators about how they move to learner-centered with mobile learning aligned to ISTE standards.

Archive to recording http://iste.adobeconnect.com/p553yseegox/



4/18/16 #plearnchat
Monday, 7pm ET -  Continuum of Engagement: from Compliant to Flow



Big Question:
How do you measure engagement?





4/4/16 #plearnchat
Monday, 7pm ET - Voice, Choice & Authentic Learning

co-host: David Truss @datruss


Big Question
What happens when learners move from “doing school” to “authentic learning?”




The Dr. Will Show (@iamdrwill) Dr. Will interviewed Barbara and Kathleen about Learner Agency Across the Stages on March 30th, 2016.

Look for the interview on the Dr. Will Show
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3/21/16 #plearnchat
The Educator with a Maker Mindset 

co-host: Jackie Gerstein; @jackiegerstein


Big Question
How can educators develop a maker mindset that supports and reinforces personalized learning? 




Screenshot 2016-01-05 10.49.09.pngCUE Conference
Palm Springs, CA March 17th, 2016
Build a Personal Learner (PL) Profile, PL Backpack, and PL Plan

Barbara demonstrated how learners can share how they learn best using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) lens: Access, Engage and Express. She showed how learners learn when their teacher validates them as a learner. Barbara also shared how this information can help the learner choose and use the most appropriate tools and resources for their learning using their PL Backpack. Sign up to join presentation at http://sched.co/5v6w

This was a sneak peak of information from our new book, How to Personalize Learning, to be released Fall 2016. One participant received our book, Make Learning Personal.


Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 2.24.35 PM.pngDeveloping the Expert Learner through the Stages of Personalized Learning Environments (PLE)
presented by Kathleen McClaskey
March 16, 2016

One hour breakout session 
The continuum, to develop expert learners provides the journey learners of all ages can through to build expertise. Let's take a closer at the Stages of PLE and how we can develop expert learners by helping them develop skills at each stage along the Continuum of Agency: Voice > Choice > Engagement > Motivation > Ownership > Purpose > Self-Efficacy.


Learning Cultures Defined Conversations with Mariam Herrmann @mariam_herrmann

A Free Mini-Summit for Educational Leaders March 10, 2016

Building Learner Agency Through Relationships
An Interview with Barbara Bray (@bbray27)

Register at MariamHerrmann.com
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3/7/16 #plearnchat
Design Thinking & Personalize Learning


co-host: Chris Good @cgooddesign and Amber Joseph as @owplearn


Big Question
How does the design thinking process encourage creativity and collaboration? 





Melissa Emler (@MelissaEmler) interviewed Barbara Bray for her podcast show, On the Vendor Floor.

Check out her interview about Learner Agency


2//22/16 #plearnchat 
The Power of Questioning

co-host: Starr Sackstein (@mssackstein)

Big Question
How can we empower learners to take control over their own learning?


2/1/16 #plearnchat 
The Importance of Learner Voice

co-host: Megan Harrington (@globaljigsaw)
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Big Question:
How can teachers offer structure and support to learners while encouraging them to own the learning?




Melissa Emler (@MelissaEmler) interviews Kathleen McClaskey about personalized learning for her podcast show, On the Vendor Floor.

Discover the Learner in Every Child



The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a roundtable to discuss Educator Competencies for Personalized, Student-Centered Teaching on January 25th and 26th, 2016 at the Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National in Crystal City, VA. Barbara and Kathleen participated in the roundtable.

The meeting drew from the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Student-Centered Teaching, a resource released by CCSSO and JFF earlier this year in collaboration with the Center for Innovation in Education, the Institute for Personalized Learning, and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation





Dr Matt Show with Dr. Matt Townsend
BYURadio interview with Kathleen
January 21, 2016 10:15am ________________________________________

itslearning Webinar: UDL and Personalized Learning
January 19, 2016 11am PT, 2pm ET


Hosted by itslearning

Barbara and Kathleen shared how UDL is the lens for personalized learning and how learners can develop agency to become self-directed, independent learners. Nick Williams from Bartholomew SD, IN shared examples of lessons and strategies of implementation of UDL using the itslearning platform.
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1/11/16 #plearnchat 
Moving From Standardization
co-host: Tom Whitford (@twhitford)

Big Question
How do you overcome the status quo and move to Personalized Learning?



Center for Digital Education
Complimentary Webinar: Let's Get Up Close and Personal
Revolutionize the Learning Experience
Thursday, December 17, 2015 11AM PT/ 2PM ET

Tom Ryan, former CIO of CDE, hosts this webinar with
Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey along with Fred Hurtz, Senior Vice President, Northern Arizona University on Personalized Learning.

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12/14/15 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET - Learner Agency

co-host: Dr. James Rickabaugh (@drrickabaugh) of
the Institute of Personalized Learning (@institute4pl)

Big Question: Why is learner agency the missing link?



TLTalk Radio

Session 2: Episode 5 on Personalized Learning
December 6, 2015 Interview: Barbara Bray

TLTalkRadio hosts Lynn Fuini-Hetten(@lfuinihetten) and Randy Ziegenfuss (@ziegeran) weekly as they share leadership stories and invited Barbara to answer questions about personalized learning including "In personalized learning, learners have a voice. How do we help teachers and learners to value that voice especially after being in a system that has not focused on learner agency?" 

Podcast in new window




Make Learning Personal - Discover the Learner in Every Child
presented by Kathleen McClaskey
Tuesday - December 1, 2015 10:30-11:30





11/30/15  #plearnchat Monday, 7pm ET
Transforming Spaces to Makerspaces
co-host: Diana Rendina

Big Question: How can learning spaces encourage creativity, curiosity, and personalize learning?






Kathleen was guest host in #nhed's twitter chat on
Personalized Learning and UDL as the framework.

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 7pm ET using #nhed and #plearnchat

11/9/15  #plearnchat Monday, 7pm ET

Topic: Future Ready

Big Question: How can we ensure that Future Ready schools are learner-centered?


10/26/15  #plearnchat Monday, 7pm ET

Topic: Connected Educators and Personalized Learning

Big Question: How can connections and collaborations encourage Personalized Learning?





MassCUE/M.A.S.S. Fall Conference 2015

October 21, 2015 11:30-12:30

Make Learning Personal - Discover the Learner in Every Child
Presented by Kathleen McClaskey

In this session, participants discovered who their learners are and how they learn best using the UDL (Universal Design for Learning) lens of Access, Engage and Express.


Fall CUE Conference

October 23rd and 24th, 2015
Building a Passion-based Classroom and School
2 Sessions presented by Barbara Bray


Fri. 10/23 and Sat. 10/24 presentations and handouts sched.co/4RdH
How do you bring joy, creativity, and passion to the classroom? These sessions were about sharing stories and the 9 strategies that you can implement right away to engage and motivate your learners.




The Bedley Brothers EdChat Show 
Fri. Oct. 16, 2015 3:30p PT, 6:30 ET
@bedleybros
http://bedleybros.podomatic.com


Tim & Scott interview4 Barbara and Kathleen about personalized learning and asked some fun questions to make this a really interesting interview for us.





10/12/15 #plearnchat on Connected Learners

Why is it necessary for learners to be connected?

Reimagining Learning in the Digital Age
Fostering Relevant Connected Learners
Transforming Libraries and Connected Learning 




9/28/15 #plearnchat  Monday, 7pm ET
Topic: Learners NOT Technology


Big Question: 
Why prioritize learners and learning?


Proving Performance vs IMproving Learning
The Problem with High Tech "Personalized Learning" Tools
Focus on the Learner Not Technology 




9/14/15 #plearnchat on Full STEAM Ahead

Big Question:  Why does it make sense to apply the arts to STEM?

STEM vs. STEAM (Do the arts belong?)
Why we need to put the arts into STEM education
The Art of Making: STEM to STEAM



Digital Education Show
September 14th and 15th, 2015

Kathleen McClaskey presented a workshop on September 14th: "Culture Shift: Making Learning Personal for Every Learner" and a 20 min. keynote on September 15th: "Make Learning Personal: The What, Who and Why of Personalized Learning" in Dubai for an international audience. 


August 11th, 2015 8:30 to 3:00pm
Verona High School, Wisconsin

Barbara Bray provided a keynote on Tuesday, August 11th: Learning is Personal: So What Does that Mean for You? Then a whole day follow up session from 10:00am to 3pm: Make Learning Personal: The What, Who, and Why of Personalized Learning.  There were 43 educators and 2 walked away with our book. 


#satchatoc Twitter chat on Personalized Learning 
with Andrea Stringer @stringer_andrea & Tina Photakis @tina_p

(Australia) Sat. 8/15/15 9:30a AEST = In U.S. - Fri. 8/14/15 4:30p PT, 7:30p ET
Questions in Q1, A1, format: 
  1. What does personalized learning mean to you and your learners?
  2. Why is it important to have a common language and shared beliefs around personalized learning?
  3. How is Universal Design for Learning (UDL) the framework of personalized learning?
  4. How do teachers and learners role change as they personalize learning?
  5. What is the difference between a “learner” and “student?”
  6. Why is now the time to personalize learning and transform education?



Big Question: What factors need to be in place to foster and nurture a growth mindset with all learners?




8/3/15 #plearnchat on Leadership, Change and Personalized Learning
Big Question: How do you set the stage for change and personalized learning?

Here are a few resources we shared:




Question: How do you build a culture of trust and respect?

Here are a few resources we shared:


30 Goals Conference 
July 20, 2015 Monday, 3pm ET 
Barbara was interviewed by Shelly Terrell

Plant a Seed of Beliefs archived video



Pinellas County Schools, FL

Six Steps to Personalize Learning Workshop
July 13, 14, and 15, 2015

Barbara and Kathleen facilitated the Six Steps by transforming lessons and projects using Universal Design for Learning as the framework. Teachers from Cohort 1 worked in teams to review and revise curriculum, strategies, and resources to meet the needs of all learners. 



7/6/15 #plearnchat  
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Personalized Learning

Big Question: Why and how is UDL the framework for personalized learning?




6/22/15 #plearnchat  
Personal Professional Learning

Big Question: How do teachers drive and support their own learning?







Pinellas County Schools, FL
Personalize Project-Based Learning workshop
June 17-18, 2015

Barbara and Kathleen will team with the District and School Design Team to support teachers at the pilot schools who are personalizing learning. They will facilitate transforming projects to include learner voice and choice.


ISTE 2015 Conference
Philadelphia, PA June 27 to July 1, 2015

Personalized Learning Panel: Stories, Process, and Models
Monday, June 29, 4:15pm-5:15pm ET   PCC 103BC
Personalizing learning takes a process and time. Just giving learners the keys to their learning doesn't happen overnight. It is all about the stories and each story is personal and unique. Hear the wow stories from educators and leaders and how they built self-sustainable personalized learning systems.


Digging Deeper into the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning
Monday, June 29, 5:30pm-6:45pm ET  PCC Level 3 Overlook
Participants will join lively discussions on how personalized learning can support learners taking more responsibility for their learning and what this means for teachers. Participants will choose and brainstorm from the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning to determine what this means in transforming teaching and learning.


Poster Session: Make Learning Personal with Stories
Wednesday, July 1, 11:00am to 1:00pm PCC Broad Street Atrium, Table 39
Something happens when you personalize learning. There is an excitement that grows and blossoms as learners take more ownership for their learning. Join teachers and leaders from schools and districts around the country share their stories about making learning personal.


Presenters include:
Pat Lusher, Director of Academic Programs, Pinellas County Schools, FL
John Parker, Digital Learning Specialist, Buncombe County Schools, NC
Pernill Ripp, 7th Grade Teacher, Oregon School District, WI

Caroline Camara, Personalized Learning Leader/Advisor, Mt. Abraham UMHS, VT
Lauren Parren, Director of Innovation, ANESU, VT
Bryan Bronn, Principal, Branson Junior High, MO
Jessica Raleigh, Personalized Professional Learning Manager, Denver Public Schools, CO

Patrick Riley, Cognitive Coach, GRREC Kid Friendly, KY
Moderators: Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey, Co-founders of Personalize Learning, LLC

Several book giveaways, Make Learning Personal at each session with book signings at ISTE.



ISTE Presentations its learning Booth 812
Barbara and Kathleen presented on Personalizing Learning hosted by its learning


Barbara presented June 29  11:30am and June 30, 2015 10:30am
Kathleen presented June 29 1:30am and June 30, 2015 4:30pm

its learning gave away eBooks of Make Learning Personal to all participants of the presentations.


June 8th, 2015, 8:30am to 3:00pm MT

Keynote
Barbara and Kathleen kicked off the day with keynotes for the district on why the focus needs to be on the learner and transforming teaching and learning.

Workshops
Representatives from the 12 schools that are piloting personalized learning will participate in two interactive workshops. The morning session will be on UDL as the lens to personalize learning with the Personal Learner Profile and Class Learning Snapshot (CLS). The afternoon session will be where school teams refer to the CLS to design a Class Learning Toolkit and either redesign one classroom or one lesson.


6/1/15 #plearnchat 
Teacher and Learner Partnerships

Big Question: Why do teacher and learner relationships matter?

Check out the archive where educators from all over the world were sharing ideas and resources.

May 21, 2015, 3pm ET

This free webinar was hosted by its Learning, provided an overview of the 10 Trends to Personalize Learning. Attendees learned how learning will be changing because teachers’ and learners’ roles are changing. What will that mean for you? They walked away with why it is important to personalize learning for each and every learner. 30 participants received an eBook of Make Learning Personal.




5/11/15 #plearnchat Monday, 7pm ET on
Advisories, Mentors, and Internships

Big Question: How can learners explore their interests, talents, and passions so they find their purpose?







Watsonville, CA- May 1, 2015 - 2:30pm


Blended Learning Next Steps: 
Make Learning Personal
What can you do to reach all of your kids in your class? Barbara showed participants how to create a Class Learning Snapshot and Toolkit to design instructional and learning strategies that meet the needs of all the learners in your class. One lucky participant received the book, Make Learning Personal.


5/4/15 #plearnchat
Sustainable Personalized Learning Systems

Big Question: How do you change the current system to a self-sustainable Personalized Learning System?

Check out the archive where educators from all over the world were sharing ideas and resources.






4/20/15 #plearnchat on Competency-based Systems

Big QuestionIs our traditional system of learning meeting our
kids needs and relevant for today's learners?

Check out the archive where educators from all over the world were sharing ideas and resources. We need to thank Rose Colby for helping us design the questions and participate in the chat.




4/6/15 #plearnchat on Shared Belief System. 

Question: Why is it important to have a shared belief system based on a common language of personalized learning? 

We archived the chat that included some exciting resources and conversations from amazing educators from all over.


CUE Conference
Palm Springs, CA- March 19 - 21, 2015

Poster: How to Build a Personalized Learning System
Ballroom Foyer, Friday, March 20, 2015 11am to 1pm

Barbara with Liberty Elementary School from Riverside, CA shared how to personalize learning across your school or district. She will explain why starting with shared beliefs grows a self-sustainable system.

Concurrent Session: Make Learning Personal with Stories
Andreas Room, Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:30-9:30am

Join this session to hear stories from Liberty Elementary and other schools why now is the time to personalize learning and transform the system. Learn how teacher and learner roles change. Each story includes strategies to motivate and engage learners. Barbara gave away a book, Make Learning Personal to Brian Crosby.


3/23/15 Twitter Chat on Assessment AS Learning
moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. Wait until you see the conversations around the big question everyone considered in the chat:

Question: Why is it important for learners to reflect on their learning and monitor their progress as they learn?




Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.

2015 Next Generation Schools Symposium

Next Generation Pre-Conference Workshop 
Wed., March 18, 2015 (8 to 4) Stayer Center,

Marian University, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Make Learning Personal: The What, Who, and Why of Personalized Learning
Barbara Bray facilitated an interactive workshop where you will weave research, stories and practical strategies together to create a deeper understanding of what it means to personalize learning.

Make Learning Personal Book Signing by Barbara Bray




3/9/15 Twitter Chat on Play-based learning 
moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. Wait until you see the conversations around the big question everyone considered in the chat:

Question: Why does play matter for all learners and encourage deeper learning?


Digital Educator Day
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 10:45am and 1:00pm

Make Learning Personal:
The What & Why of Personalized Learning


Barbara Bray facilitated 2 sessions around research and strategies along with stories to create a deeper understand of what it means to personalize learning.

Barbara raffled off 2 books and did a book signing.


Sevenstar hosted a free webinar on the
10 Trends to Personalize Learning in 2015

Tuesday, February 24th archive webinar here

In this presentation, Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey shared four concepts and ten trends from their new book about making learning more personal for the learner.


2/23/15 Twitter Chat on Multi-age and Co-teaching 
moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. 

Wait until you see the conversations around the big question everyone considered in the chat.


Make Learning Personal Book Signing 

with Kathleen McClaskey at the Blue Bunny Book store in Dedham, MA - Thurs., Feb. 19th, 4:30 - 6:00 pm


Podcast Interview by Dr. Will Show
Wednesday, February 18th at 5pm CST
with Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

Dr. Will asked Barbara and Kathleen about what is personalized learning, reviewed the differences of personalization, differentiation, and individualization, changes in teacher and learner roles and more...


  



2/9/15 Twitter Chat on Inquiry-based PBL and Personalized Learning


Question: What are authentic ways for learners to engage in project-based learning activities?





1/26/15 Twitter Chat on Flexible Learning Spaces moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) 


How do learning spaces impact learning and learners?



First Twitter Chat using #plearnchat

Consider this big question as you view the archive on Twitter:
How do we develop a culture where being a learner is more valued that being a student?

For the 6 questions and more information go here



Make Learning Personal 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 10:30am
Presenter: Kathleen McClaskey
W1-04 - Salon D

During this session, learn how to create a learner-centered environment, make learning personal for each of your learners, and develop lessons that are engaging and motivating for your learners and you. This session is about bringing back the love of learning and making it personal for all learners, including you. The presenter will share stories and videos and then ignite discussions and activities around making learning personal, so bring your stories about learning.
Make Learning Personal Book Signing by Kathleen McClaskey



World Usability Day - New England 
November 13, 2014
Keene State College, Keene NH


Make Learning Personal Book Signing by Kathleen McClaskey



Webinar - Make Learning Personal
November 19, 2014, 3pm ET

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.

This free webinar was hosted by its Learning, providing an overview of what is and what is not personalized learning, about how learners learn best and use what they learn to take responsibility for their learning. Expect to learn about interesting models and hear stories with Wow moments where teachers’ and learners’ roles changed. Walk away with why it is important to personalize learning for each and every learner.

All registrants who attended the webinar received a FREE copy of our book,  Make Learning Personal.



 iNACOL Blended Online Learning Symposium
"Powering Personalized Learning"
Palm Springs Convention Center, Nov. 4-7, 2014
Friday, Nov. 7 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Panel: Building a Self-Sustaining Personalized Learning System
This panel featured technology leaders from three schools districts who are on an exciting journey of personalized learning and changing teaching and learning. During this session, panelists shared an overview of the planning, design and implementation strategies of their personalized learning systems and share lessons learned during their journeys.

Panelists
Betty Wottreng, Director of Technology Services, Verona Area School District, Wisconsin
Jon Tanner, Technology Director, Oregon School District, Wisconsin
Brian Blanton, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Henry County Schools, Georgia
Barbara Bray, Moderator, Co-Founder, Personalize Learning, LLC



MassCUE Conference October 22-23, 2014 - Foxboro Stadium - Foxboro, MA

Making Learning Personal, Thursday, October 23rd
Presenter: Kathleen McClaskey

How do you make learning personal for every learner in your class? You will learn about a Personal Learner Profile based on access, engage, and express, create a Class Learning Snapshot, and design a Class Learning Toolkit that includes appropriate tools, resources, and instructional strategies to support your learners.


Inspire 2014 Conference October 22-23, 2014 Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA


Make Learning Personal Book Signing by Kathleen McClaskey



Fall CUE Conference October 24-25, 2014
American Canyon High School, Napa, CA 
Presenter: Barbara Bray - Friday, October 24, 2014 
Barbara participated on a panel with Elizabeth Calhoon, Jon Corripo, Rob Darrow, Susan Stewart, and Diana Darrow to discuss how personalized learning is the umbrella for a blended learning environment.
In this interactive session, you will learn how to start making learning personal for your learners. Listen to Wow moments, share your own, and create learner-centered environments using methods, tools, and materials to encourage voice and choice.



 Webinar - Make Learning Personal:
The What, Who, WOW, Where & Why -
 (Archived Webinar Sept. 16th, 4-5 ET)

Based on our book, Make Learning Personal, this webinar sponsored by NISCE, provides an overview of what is and what is not personalized learning and about how learners learn best using Universal Design for Learning principles. Expect to learn about interesting models and hear stories with Wow moments where teachers’ and learners’ roles changed. Walk away with some rationale why it is important to personalize learning for each learner.


Webinar - Make Learning Personal
watch the archived webinar

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.

This free webinar on August 27, 2014, was hosted by its Learning, provided an overview of what is and what is not personalized learning, about how learners learn best and use what they learn to take responsibility for their learning. Expect to learn about interesting models and hear stories with Wow moments where teachers’ and learners’ roles changed. Walk away with why it is important to personalize learning for each and every learner.


Launching a Self-Sustaining Personalized Learning System
Poster Session: Sunday, June 29, 11am-1pm ET (Table 29)

Personalized Learning as a Culture Shift
Concurrent Session, Tuesday, July 1, 10:15am -11:15am ET (B314)

Elements of a Sustainable Personalized Learning Environment

Birds of a Feather: Sunday, June 29, 5:30pm - 6:45pm ET (B211)

This is a going to be a busy and fun conference. Join Barbara and Kathleen who will be sharing ideas, resources, and some exciting projects with Linda Ullah who is our Personalized Learning Coach for the 5 W's eCourse. Rita Mortenson, Lead Personalized Learning Coach at Verona Area Schools, WI, will be joining us and sharing the great work happening in her district. Brian Blanton, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Henry County Schools, GA, and Bryan Bronn, Principal, Branson Junior High, MO, will be sharing how their districts are launching self-sustainable Personalized Learning systems.  Lauren Parren, Innovation Coach will be sharing the Pathways Program from Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School. Patrick Riley, Cognitive Coach from GRREC in Kentucky will share their coaching program. Please come by and say hi!



NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) Annual Conference

Session ID: 1105 7/15/14
Culture Shift: Personalize Learning for Every Learner 
presented by Kathleen McClaskey

What is personalized learning? Learn how personalizing learning will transform teaching and learning so every learner takes more responsibility for their learning, how teacher roles will change, and what that will mean for schools. With this culture shift, the selection of tools to support teaching and learning will be critical.


Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.



Personalize Learning Webinar Series

Personalization and Student Engagement 
with Elliot Washor, Co-Founder of Big Picture Learning and The MET Center in RI and the co-author of Leaving to Learn



Personalize Learning Webinar Series: Webinar #5 4/22/14


Where is the person in personalization? What are the expectations that students have for deep productive learning? Learn how learners can drive their learning based on their passion and interests. There is a great deal of discussion and a strong ramp up of what is called "personalized learning" in schools both with and without technology. this webinar is about practical approaches to personalization and student engagement. 

Check out Elliot's post and archived webinar: What do you mean by Personalization?



Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.

Leadership 3.0 Symposium
April 10 - 12, 2014, Marriott SFO, San Mateo, CA

The Leadership 3.0 Symposium is a collaborative effort of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)Computer Using Educators, Inc. (CUE)Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL). It is truly “for administrators, by administrators.”

Barbara presented Culture Shift: Personalizing Learning for All Learners


Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.

Addressing the Needs of Every Learner
Putting the "Person" in Personalized (BlogTalk Radio)
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 11am PT

Join host Michael Jay and guests Barbara Bray along with Steve Nordmark, Chief Academic Officer, Knovation, and Shawn Bay, Founder, eScholar as they discuss what personalized learning means for education and what steps we need to take today to support this idea for educating our youth.  Listen to the archive



Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.Spring 2014 CUE Conference
All New Presentation on Culture Shift:
Personalize Learning for Every Learner

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:30 - 1:30 pm
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel, Session, 3 - Concurrent Session

Barbara will encourage attendees to participate as she walks through what is and what is not Personalized Learning, why it is time to personalize learning, how to understand how learners learn best, the stages of Personalized Learning Environments, and why this is a Culture Shift when teacher and learner roles change. She will share some new information not shared earlier.

Added session: UDL meets the Common Core
Friday, March 21, 2014 10-11am
Hilton Hotel, Tapestry room



Personalize Learning Webinar Series


Personalize Learning Webinar Series 
at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf
Listen and learn from John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, and Josie Jordan who are the architects of the Pathways Program. Robin Kuhns is an eleventh grade learner at Mt. Abe who will share what personalized learning means to him and his pathways to graduation. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/11/personalized-learning-at-mt-abraham-umhs.html#sthash.8fnfZzkT.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.dpuf

Personalize Learning Webinar Series at Classroom 2.0


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm ET, 4pm CT, 3pm MT and 2pm PT
using Blackboard Collaborate in
 this room.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.Kq1xJdAN.
Why Hope Matters with Keven Kroehler from EdVisions


Personalize Learning Webinar Series: Webinar #4 2/4/14
Learn when learners make their own goals, plan for those goals and then are persistent in meeting those goals give them hope. Keven shares an analogy of making chocolate chip cookies and the process to learn.

Watch the archive here


Personalize Learning Webinar Series

The Motivation Equation with Kathleen Cushman

Personalize Learning Webinar Series: Webinar #3 1/21/14
Hear from learners how eight conditions play out in highly motivating classrooms. Kathleen shared the strategies that motivate learners with the voices from four learners on what matters so they can learn.  

Watch the archive here



East Bay CUE Cool Tools
Tools to Personalize Learning in Your Classroom (Barbara Bray)

Head-Royce School, Oakland, CA
Saturday, February 8, 2013, 2.5 hour afternoon workshop
Shake up the learning in your classroom by creating a Classroom Toolkit based on how your learners learn best. This workshop is for K-12 teachers. Bring a list of your class and current resources and tools available.




Personalize Learning Webinar Series
The Inquiry Hub - Webinar #2 archive (Tues., Dec. 17, 2013)


David Truss and several learners shared how learning at the Inquiry Hub provides them an innovative, technology driven, full-time program which allows them to pursue their own learning questions by shaping their educational experience around their interests instead of structured classes. 

View the entire post at: Kids talking about Learning at The Inquiry Hub. Go to Blackboard Collaborate recording for the entire webinar on Classroom 2.0.



Culture Shift: Personalize Learning for Every Learner
presented by Kathleen McClaskey
Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference:
Dec. 3-5, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel & Expo Center - Manchester, NH
Concurrent Session - Tues., Dec. 3rd: 1:30-2:30

Personalizing learning changes teaching and learning so every learner takes more responsibility for their learning. Learn how teacher roles will change and what that will mean for teachers and schools. The selection and use of tools, resources, and strategies to support teaching and digital learning will be critical as the culture shifts.


Six Steps to Personalize Learning
(Nov. 21 and 22, 2013)

Verona Area School District, WI

30 teachers, administrators, and coaches collaborated to transform lessons and units to Stage One Personalized Learning Environments. A fun two days where teachers had time to really plan and think about what and how they were going to bring in learner voice and choice. We even had a guest skype with Peter H. Reynolds who shared how he is inspired. Then several teachers shared with him how he has inspired them and their learners. Read more...


Connect the Dots and Coach the Coach Program

(Nov. 20, 2013)Verona Area School District, WIAbout 40 administrators and teachers from the ten schools referred to their current initiatives and programs and how they fit under the Personalized Learning umbrella. After reviewing what is Personalized Learning and the current status of VASD, each school team took one initiative and discussed and shared out the current status of that initiative and what it would look like in a Personalized Learning system. Read more...



Personalize Learning Webinar Series:
Personal Pathways to HS Graduation


Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School - Bristol, VT featuring John H. Clarke, Lauren Parren, Caroline Camara, Josie Jordan and Robin K, 11th grade learner who shared the spectrum of offerings and how learners select and drive their learning paths and high school plans. Watch the embedded video from November 12, 2013 of this webinar and read the chat archive on this page.



Connected Education Month FREE Webinar


Two New Personalized Learning Models 


Tuesday, October 29, 2013  - 5pm ET,  4pm CT, 13pm MT, 2pm PT
Go to archived webinar and this post to learn about these PL Models.


Lisa Welch and Wanda Richardson, a K-1 Co-Teaching Team from KM Explore in Wisconsin. We realized we needed to learn more from the KM Explore team. They shared how they took walls down and created a personal learning environment for their kids who drive their learning. David Truss, Vice-Principal of The Inquiry Hub in Vancouver, BC walked through exciting projects that learners designed based on their interests and questions. The audience chat was wonderful. Unfortunately we  experienced technical difficulties during the webinar. So we contacted Steve Hargadon who graciously offered Blackboard Collaborate for our webinar series.




Fall 2013 CUE Conference
Culture Shift: Personalize Learning for Every Learner
Friday, October 25, 2013 12:30 - 1:30 pm
American Canyon High School, Napa, CA in Room A215

Barbara encouraged attendees to participate as she walked through what is and what is not Personalized Learning, why it is time to personalize learning, how to understand how learners learn best, the stages of Personalized Learning Environments, and why this is a Culture Shift when teacher and learner roles change. Thanks to Naomi Harm for her assistance and a great audience!



"Culture Shift: Personalize Learning for Every Learner"
presented by Kathleen McClaskey

MassCUE & M.A.S.S. 2013 Technology Conference
Global Connections - Digital Learning
Gillette Stadium - Foxboro, MA 
October 23rd - Workshop Session 3



Connected Education Month FREE Webinar

Why Personalize Learning Now!  
Tuesday, October 15, 2013  - archived
Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey facilitated great conversations with Lisa Welch from Wisconsin, Kevin McLaughlin from the UK, and John H. Clarke from Vermont.

Thanks to everyone who participated and shared their ideas!




Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Creating Successful Learning Environments Conference
Crown Plaza - Southbury, CT 
October 9, 2013
Luncheon Keynote presented by Kathleen McClaskey




Free Webinar from CILC - September 18th, 5-6 ET
CILC Webinar
Culture Shift: Transform Learning for All Learners
Free interactive webinar sponsored by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) that will focus on how personalized learning will transform teacher and learning, change teacher and learner roles, and impact the culture of school. Presented by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey



GRECC - Green River Regional Educational Cooperative, KY
Facilitated by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey


August 19th - Workshop with Cognitive Coaches, RTT Coaches, GRECC Staff  
Overview of 5 W's of Personalized Learning eCourse and 6 Steps to Personalize Learning Workshop

August 20th - Meeting with Taylor County Schools Team, RTT Team, GRECC Staff on Performance-Based Learning



River Springs Charter School 
Pechanga Casino and Resort, Temecula, CA
http://www.riverspringscharter.org/
Keynote Presentations by Barbara Bray

August 13th: Keynote for Staff  
Culture Shift: Personalizing Learning for All Learners

August 14th: Keynote for Parents 
From the Crow's Next: The What, Where, and Wow of Personalized Learning


Southington Public Schools
Southington, CT

Southington Public SchoolsAugust 14th: Southington Administrator's Event
Transforming Connecticut's Public Education: 
Personalize Learning for All Learners
Presented by Kathleen McClaskey



ISTE 2013 :  June 23-26,  2013:  Poster Session Table 12

Six Steps to Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core   
Presented by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey 
Tuesday, June 25th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn about this model that provides the steps and tools to personalize learning to motivate, engage, and give learners a voice in Common Core lessons!


CUE 2013 Conference March 14-16, 2013: Two sessions at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA  - Presented by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey


Culture Shift: Personalize Learning for Every Learner 
Session #01,  Thurs., March 14th, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Room: Sierra
When you personalize learning, teacher and learner roles change. Learn the what, why, and how of personalizing learning so every learner is motivated and engaged in the learning process. (Handouts)

Class Learning Toolkits: Tools and Strategies for Every LearnerSession #12, Sat., March 16th, 1:30-2:30pm, Mesquite H, PSCC
Build a Class Learning Snapshot in this interactive session from four learners in your class to design a Class Learning Toolkit that includes tools and strategies to meet their learning goals. (Handouts)


Learning, Leading, The Future 2013 ConferenceMarch 5, 2013 at Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA
Access, Engage and Express: Personalize Learning for Every Learner presented by Kathleen McClaskey

Descriptions of this next generation of classrooms paint pictures of personalized learning environments where self-directed learning, learner choice and engagement built around enduring understanding are paramount. Learn how to create personalized learning environments with learner voice and choice using the Six Steps to Personalize Learning.



Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core 
Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference:  November 27-29, 2012 at the Radisson Hotel & Expo Center of New Hampshire - Manchester, NH
Session # T2-03, Tuesday, November 27th, 12:00-1:00, Room: Salon C

In this session participants will learn how to personalize (not individualize) learning by using the lens of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to meet the needs of all learners and successfully implement the Common Core. Understand why it is important to start with the learner to redesign learning and environments, create Personal Learner Profiles(tm) and Personal Learning Backpacks(tm) so all learners access content and tools, engage with the curriculum and express what they know in multiple ways.



Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core 
Fall CUE Conference: October 26-27 American Canyon High School, CA
2 Sessions: Saturday 10:15-11:15 (Lunch) and after lunch 1:30-2:20
Presented by Barbara Bray

First Session: what Personalizing Learning is and is not, walk through Stages of Personalized Learning Environments, why Universal Design for Learning principles can guide learning, models and examples with strategies to use with their learners to meet the Common Core, and strategies to provide evidence of learning using assessment as learning.

Second session: take it several steps deeper to understand how learners learn best, why motivation matters, how to transform an existing activity to Stage One with learner voice and choice, and identify resources and strategies that motivate and engage learners and meets the Common Core.



Personalize Learning Overview Webinar
sponsored by Iowa AEA PD Online and Grant Wood AEA 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 3:45-4:45 pm CST

An informative webinar introducing the Iowa Community of Practice (CoP) on Personalized Learning (the first in the country) and an overview of our new eCourse, "The 5 W's of Personalized Learning" that will be offered to Iowa educators. Participants will learn how personalizing learning will change teaching and learning so learners take more responsibility for their learning, how teacher roles will change, and what that will mean for schools.



Keynote Address:  "Transforming Education for All Learners: Blueprint for Sustainable Personalized Learning Environments" presented by Kathleen McClaskey, Co-founder -  Personalize Learning LLC

Fall Leadership and Technology Summit
October 2nd: Courtyard Marriott, Marlborough, MA
October 3rd:  Hotel Northampton, Northampton, MA





Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core
ISTE Webinar:  October 3rd,  1:00 Pacific/2:00 Mountain/3:00 Central/4:00 Eastern (fee-based)


This is the time to transform our educational system so all learners can compete and contribute to the global economy and workforce. The term "Personalized Learning" is a buzzword in education. The presenters will clarify what is and what is not Personalized Learning and define Personal Learning. They will share Personal Learning Toolkits that include charts, Common Core lesson examples, Personal Learner Profiles and Personal Learning Backpacks along with strategies to support the diversity of learners in the classroom. Presenters will walk you through how to transform a traditional classroom to a Stage One Personal Learning Environment. Download charts and report in advance at www.personalizelearning.com - Toolkit tab.


Transform Learning to Make Learning Personal
Learning 2.0 and Classroom 2.0 Conference
August 20, 2012

Why transform learning? Why make learning personal? 
Teaching is changing. Teachers are working harder than ever. Learning is hard. Learners need to be more engaged in the learning process. This means teacher and learner roles change. Want to do something about it? You can from day one by trying some of the steps the presenters will share with you how to make learning personal.


Connected Educator Month
Connected Educator Month

August 2 - Thursday, 1:00pm Eastern Time
Title:  CEM Kickoff Panel:  
Connected Education and Serving Every Student, From Gifted to Special Needs (link to archived event)
Description:  Serving every student (From Gifted to Special Needs), and how connecting educators could help in this effort.
Panelists:  Kathleen McClaskey, Lisa Nielsen, and Ira Socol


August 2 - Thursday, 3:00pm Eastern Time
Title: Forum Kickoff - It's Personal-Personalized Learning for Students and Teachers (link to archived event)
Description:  What can steps can educators take to personalize learning for their learners?
Panelists:  Barbara Bray, Mimi Ito, Steve Nordmark and Sylvia Martinez




Personalized Learning Toolkits: 
Designing New Pathways for Every Learner
Join us in designing new pathways for every learner with personal learner profiles, personalized learning paths and digital backpacks to create the ultimate classroom.
Concurrent Session@ ISTE -Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:45-4:45
Room SDCC 6D
San Diego, CA


Birds of a Feather Session on Personalizing Learning
Join us in a discussion about personalizing learning and share models, explore examples, and discover tools that create new learning pathways for all.
ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education)
Monday, June 25, 2012 5:30-6:45
SDCC 25C
San Diego, CA



Schools Moving Up WestEd (Free Webinar)
Personalize Learning to Meet the Common Core
How can personalized learning support the Common Core standards? Are you wondering how teachers can create personalized learning environments that support the diversity of learners in their classrooms along with needing to meet the CCSS? Learn about the first steps in moving to a personalized learning environment to help each learner understand how they learn best.

Webinar presented: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
http://www.schoolsmovingup.net/cs/smu/view/e/5221

Additional resources can be located on the SchoolsMovingUp link above.


CUE Conference (March 14-17, 2012) - Conference session
Thursday March 15, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Join us on the journey in designing new pathways for every students with learner profiles, personalized learning path and digital backpacks to create the ultimate classroom.




Panel on Personal Learning Profiles (Webinar)
Thursday, February 2, 2012 panel hosted by Steve Hargadon on "Personal Learning Profiles" with Barbara Bray, Kathleen McClaskey, Shannon Miller, and Lisa Nielsen about the best way to capture and communicate students' learning plans and goals? Webinar is archived by Blackboard Collaborate at FutureofEducation.com  


Virtual Staff Room - VSR46: This is Personal   (Podcast)
http://virtualstaffroom.net/2012/01/vsr46-this-is-personal/
Interview by Chris Betcher January 20th, 2012
Podcast is archived



Personalized Learning Toolkits (Webinar)
Presentation by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey 
on Thursday, November 17 at 4pm PST for 
The Global Education Collaborative Conference (November 14-18, 2011)