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Personalize Learning, LLC is in the process of restructuring, and the company’s founders, Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey, will be separately expanding on what they do best. 
    
We will not be doing any more #plearnchats under Personalize Learning, LLC.  To reach either of us, please go to the  Contact page. 

 #plearnchat for the month of July for #Bookchats on specific chapters from our book,  How to Personalize Learning

We will be alternating who will be hosting each of the Bookchats.


June 26th 10-10:30pm ET with Kathleen
BookCampPD for overview of Bookchat

July 6th 7-8pm ET with Kathleen
Chapters 1 and 2

July 13th 7-8p ET with Barbara
Chapters 3 and 8

July 20th 7-8pm ET with Kathleen
Chapters 4, 5, and 6

July 27th 7-8p ET with Barbara
Chapters 7 and 9

We will use the Q1, A1 format during #plearnchat:



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Past #plearnchats


6/19/17 #plearnchat
Topic: Design Thinking and UDL to create Makerspaces

Co-hosts: Dr. Jackie Gerstein @jackiegerstein
and Barbara Bray @bbray27

Big Question: How can a maker mindset help create an environment that encourages deeper learning for STEM and STEAM?


5/22/17 #plearnchat
TOPIC: Global Collaboration Projects

Guest hosts: Julie Lindsay @julielindsay and
Linda Ullah @Linda_Ullah
Moderator: Barbara Bray @bbray27

Big Question: "What can educators do to guide learners to connect and grow as global citizens?"


5/15/17 #plearnchat
TOPIC: Passionate Learners

Host: Kathleen McClaskey @khmmc 
Guest host: Pernille Ripp @pernilleripp author of Passionate Learners, Reimagining Literacy through Global Collaborations & coming in summer 2017, Passionate ReadersPernille is also creator of Global Read Aloud.



4/17/17 #plearnchat
Topic: Hacking PBL to Make Learning Personal
Big Question: "How can PBL create an environment and opportunities where learning is personal for all learners?"
co-hosted by Ross Cooper @rosscoops31 and Erin Murphy  @murphysmusings5



 

4/3/17 #plearnchat 
Topic: Personal Professional Learning using Micro-credentials 
Big Question: "How can micro-credentials develop a sustaining professional learning system ready to adapt to the evolving needs of today's classrooms?"
co-hosted by Digital Promise with Odelia Young @Odelia_DP and
Hashim Pipkin @hkpipkin


3/13/17 #plearnchat 
Topic: ESSA, UDL, and Personalized Competency-Based Education

Big Question: "How can UDL support Personalized Competency-Based Education Practices?"

2/13/17 #plearnchat 
Topic: Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship


Big Question: "How can learners know which resources are valid and authentic and how to use them appropriately?"


1/16/17 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT
Topic: Equity and Social Justice


Big Question: "How can learners develop the skills necessary to foster a better society?"




Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  
Topic: Innovation and Creativity

Big Question: Why do we need to encourage innovation and creativity in learning?




11/21/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  
Topic: Self-Advocacy


Big Question: How can learners become advocates for themselves and their learning?




11/7/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  
Topic: Launching How to Personalize Learning


Big Question: How can teachers create an environment that personalizes learning for all learners?






10/24/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  

Topic: Stages of Personalized Learning Environments


Big Question: What can we do to start with small steps to personalize learning? 





10/10/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  

Topic: Continuum of Purpose


Big Question: 
How can we foster purpose so learners have a meaningful life? 



9/26/16 #plearnchat 
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  

Topic: Personal Learning Plans


Big Question: 
How can we support all learners to become future ready?






9/12/16 #plearnchat archive
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT 

Topic: Learner Profile and Personal Learning Backpacks


Big Question:
How can learners support their own learning?




8/29/16 #plearnchat archive
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  

Topic: Tips to Build a Culture of Learning


Big Question: 
How do you build a culture of learning right from the beginning of school?




8/15/16 #plearnchat archive
Monday, 7pm ET, 4pm PT  
Topic: Continuum of Ownership


Big Question: How Can Kids Own Their Learning?







7/25/16 #plearnchat archive
Learn, Unlearn, Relearn 

Big Question: Why would kids need to know how to learn, unlearn and relearn? 


7/11/16 #plearnchat archive
Making PBL Personal 

Big Question: How do you encourage learner voice and choice in PBL activities?

6/20/16 #plearnchat  archive
Summer Learning

Big Question: What are some resources for you to share and things to do over the summer?





Continuum of Motivation



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






5/16/16 #plearnchat archive
Continuum of Voice


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





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


    Continuum of Engagement: from Compliant to Flow
    Big Question: 
    How do you know learners are engaged in the learning process?


    Voice, Choice & Authentic Learning
    co-moderator: David Truss (@datruss)
    Big Question: 
    What happens when learners move from "doing school" to "authentic learning"?


    3/21/16 #plearnchat  The Educator with the Maker Mindset
    co-moderator: Jackie Gerstein (@jackiegerstein)
    Big Question:  How can educators develop a maker mindset that supports and reinforces personalized learning? 

    3/7/16 #plearnchat  Design Thinking & PL
    co-moderator: Chris Good (@cgooddesign)
    Big Question:  How does the design thinking process encourage creativity and collaboration? 

    2/22/16 #plearnchat Power of Questioning
    co-moderator: Starr Sackstein (@mssackstein) 
    Big Question:
    How can we empower learners to take control over their learning?



    2/1/16 #plearnchat The Importance of Learner Voice co-moderator: 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?


    1/11 #plearnchat on Moving from Standardization
    co-moderator: Tom Whitford (@twhitford)
    Big Question:
    How do you overcome the status quo and move to Personalized Learning?


    12/14 #plearnchat on Building Learner Agency
    co-moderator:Dr. James Rickabaugh (@drrickabaugh) of
    the Institute of Personalized Learning (@institute4pl)
    Big Question: Why is Learner Agency the Missing Link?
    Why is learner agency the missing link?
    Why is learner agency the missing link?


    11/30 #plearnchat on Transforming Spaces to Makerspaces
    co-moderator: Diana Rendina
    Big Question: How can learning spaces encourage creativity, curiosity, and personalize learning?

    11/9/15 #plearnchat on #Future Ready
    How can we ensure that Future Ready schools are learner-centered?


    10/26/15 #plearnchat on Connected Educators
    How can connections and collaborations encourage personalized learning?


    10/12/15 #plearnchat on Fostering Connected Learners
    Why is it necessary for learners to be connected?
    9/28/15 #plearnchat on Learners NOT Technology
    Why does the focus have to be on learners first?



    9/14/15 #plearnchat on Full STEAM Ahead
    Big Question:  Why does it make sense to apply the arts to STEM?



    8/24/14 #plearnchat on Growth Mindset
    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?


          7/20/15 #plearnchat on Changing and Building Culture
          Why is UDL the framework for Personalized Learning?


              7/6/15 #plearnchat on UDL and Personalized Learning
              Why is UDL the framework for Personalized Learning?
              Here are a few resources we archived from the #plearnchat on 7/6/15:

                6/22/15 #plearnchat on Personal Professional Learning
                How do teachers get the support they need to own and drive their learning?
                We archived the chat and here are a few of the resources from the chat:

                  6/1/15 #plearnchat on Teacher and Learning Partnerships Why do teacher and learner relationships matter? We archived the chat and wanted you to have a few resources that we shared:



                  5/11/15 #plearnchat on Advisories, Mentors, and Internships How can learners explore their interests, talents and passions so they find their purpose?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared


                  5/4/15 #plearnchat on Self-Sustainable Personalized Learning Systems.  Big Question: How do you build and grow a Personalized Learning Systems that transforms teaching and learning?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared



                  4/20/15 #plearnchat on Competency-based Systems Big Question: Is 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.  Big Question: Why is it important to have a shared belief system based on a common language of personalized learning?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared


                  3/23/15 plearnchat on Assessment AS Learning. Why is it important for learners to reflect and monitor their progress as they  learn?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared:



                  3/9/15 plearnchat on Play-based learning  where the conversations discovered Why is play important and how does it encourage deeper learning for all learners?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared:



                  2/23/15 Twitter Chat on Multi-age classrooms and co-teaching teams where the conversations discovered How do multi-age classes and co-teaching teams support personalizing learning?  We archived the chat and here are a few resources we shared:


                  2/9/15 Twitter Chat on Inquiry-based PBL and Personalized Learning moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. Wait until you see all the The big question everyone considered in the chat was: What are authentic ways for learners to engage in project-based learning activities?
                  Check out who received our book, Make Learning Personalfor  actively participated in the chat.


                  1/26/15 Twitter Chat on Flexible Learning Spaces moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. Wait until you see all the The big question everyone considered in the chat was: How do learning spaces impact learning and learners?
                  Check out who received our book, Make Learning Personal, for  actively participated in the chat.

                  First Twitter Chat (1/12/15) moderated by Barbara Bray (@bbray27) and Kathleen McClaskey (@khmmc) with Pam Lowe (@plearnchat) as your facilitator. The big question everyone considered in the chat was:
                  How do we develop a school culture where  being a learner is valued more than being a student?
                    Check out who received our book, Make Learning Personal, for  actively participated in the chat. 
                    UDL: The Lens to Personalize Learning
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