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Insights on Personalized Learning Archives

Insights Bulletin. Vol. 1 No. 1 Aug. 2015

Personalize Learning Newsletter Archives

Discovering Purpose: June 2016
Motivation and Engagement: March 2016
New Stages of PLE: February 2016
Learner Agency: December 2015
Collaborations: September 2015
Re-Imagining Education April 2015
Future of Learning February 2015
Happy Holidays! December 2014
Launching Book: Make Learning Personal October 2014
Make Learning Personal with Stories August 2014
Personalized Learning Trends May 2014
Announcing New Stages of PLE February 2014
Happy Holidays! December 2013
Grow Personalized Learning Systems - Sept. 2013
How We Learn - July 2013
It's All About the Conversations - May 2013
Transforming not Reforming - March 2013
2013 is the Year of the Learner - January 2013
Happy Holidays - December 2012 
Motivation, Engagement, and Voice - Oct 2012
Sustainable Personalize Learning Environment -9/12
Personalize Learning Newsletter - July 2012


Publications 
written by Barbara and Kathleen



Personalized Learning: Why your classroom should sound like a coffee shop? Hechinger Report Februry 25, 2016
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

The traditional classroom is all most of us know or experienced as learners ourselves. To know what it might look like in a personalized learning environment, teachers have to see and hear what it looks like.


Learner Voice and Choice Leads to Engagement
Center for Digital Education. December 16, 2015.
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

What do voice and choice mean across the stages of personalized learning environments? And what does engagement look like in each of these stages? This article gives leaders observing a classroom better understanding of where teachers and students stand when it comes to personalizing learning.



Response: Personalized Learning is a Partnership with Students 

Classroom Q&A with Larry Ferlazzo 9/25/15
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

Contributions from Diana Laugenberg, Allison Zmuda, Pernille Ripp, Barbara Bray, Kathleen McClaskey, and Steven Anderson answering the question: "What does "personalized learning" mean, and what can it look like in the classroom?"


Personalized Learning Starts with the Learner, Not Technology
Article in SEEN Magazine 8/24/2015
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey
Personalized Learning is a controversial term that means different things to different people depending on where and how it is referenced. Some believe it is about promoting programs or tools that personalize learning for you where others emphasize that learning starts with the learner.


Changing Perceptions: Every Child a Learner
Contributed by Kathleen McClaskey June 19, 2015

We posted a blog, “Learners not Students”, that encouraged intensive discussions about why we should use the term ‘learners’ instead of ‘students’. Many agreed that ‘learner’ is the appropriate term we need to use since we want every child to be recognized as a learner.



Learning is Personal for Your Child
by Barbara Bray June 17, 2015 on Huffington Post
Personalized learning is about people taking responsibility for their learning. Yet the words "Personalized Learning" is a term that means different things to different people depending on where and how it is referenced. Some believe it is about promoting programs or tools that personalize learning for you, where others emphasize that learning starts with the learner. 

A blog series for parents, by parents who are navigating educational opportunities + making powerful decisions for and with their learners with Getting Smart. 


The 10 Trends to Personalize Learning
Contributed by Barbara Bray June 12, 2015

Organizations in education are finally getting Personalized Learning right: it is all about the learner. It is not about calling it “Personalized Instruction” or “Personalized Education.” It is not about technology, curriculum, or instruction. It is about the learner making learning personal for his or herself with teacher and learner roles changing.




Building Personalized Learning Environments
Advance-Ed Spring Issue Spring 2014
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

The idea of creating environments that are learner-centered sounds attractive. However, developing a culture around learners and building systems to support learner-centered environments takes time and a process.



A Step-by-Step Guide to Personalize Learning 

Feature Article (ISTE's May 2013 Issue) by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey provides the background on what is and what is not Personalized Learning, the Stages of Personalized Learning that impact teacher and learner roles, and the process using the six steps to personalize learning in a Stage One Personalized Learning Environment


Smart EdCompass Blog

Expert Learners with Voice and Choice (Reposted with permission) by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey - December 5, 2012 



AALF (Anywhere, Anytime Learning Foundation)


Teacher and Learner Roles Change in 1:1 Personalized Learning Environments (November 27, 2012)
Article by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey 



Digital Learning Environment

Start with the Learner: Personalizing Learning with Technology
 (June 18, 2012) by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey


Creative Educator





Featured Story April, 2012 Issue
Creative Personalized Learning: Combining Voice, Choice, and Common Core
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey

Encourage Student Voice and Student Choice
by Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey


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