Research

Learner-Centered Research

The Education Alliance at Brown University - Personalized Learning Project
www.alliance.brown.edu/projects/details/proj_DSC1063.php

Dr. David H. Hargreaves.  A New Shape for Schooling?.
Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. (2006)

Andrew Pollard and Mary James
Personalised learning: a commentary by the Teaching and Learning Research Programme. (2004)

Students at the Center - Collection of 9 Reports from Leading Researchers (2012)
http://studentsatthecenter.org





Chris Watkins. Learning: A Sense-Maker's Guide. University of London. http://www.academia.edu/547778/Learning_a_sensemakers_Guide 








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Based on Neuroscience

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Center for Applied Special Technology
The UDL Center

Bransford. How People Learn. National Academy of Sciences, 2003.

Michael I. Posner and Mary K. Rothbart,  Educating the human brain.
Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. (2007)

Neuroscience and the Classroom:  Making Connections 
Online Graduate Course for K-12 Teachers

Dr. Todd Rose, from CAST, at the Cyberlearning Research Summit on January 18, 2012,  Learning Science Research: Brains, Games, and Communities. 


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Competency-based Learning

Clearing the Path: Creating Innovation Space for Serving Over-Age, Under-Credited Students in Competency-Based Pathways (Chris Sturgis, Bob Rath, Ephraim Weisstein, and Susan Patrick, January 2011)

Fred Bramante and Rose Colby.  Off the Clock: Moving Education From Time to Competency.   Corwin Press (2012).

When Success is the Only Option: Designing Competency-Based Pathways for Next Generation Learning (Chris Sturgis and Susan Patrick, November 2010)

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Articles and Reports on Personalized Learning

Link to Working Draft of Suggested Legislation:  THE EACH CHILD LEARNS ACT: The Pathway to 21st-Century Student-Centered Personalized and Digital Learning Executive Summary. Alliance for Excellence Education (July 2012).

Culture Shift: Teaching in a Learner-Centered Environment Powered by Digital Learning.  Alliance for Excellence Education (May 2012).

Innovate to Educate: System [Re]Design for Personalized Learning.  SIIA (2010).

Personalising Education:  From Research to Policy and Practice.   State of Victoria. Education Policy and Research Division - Office for Education Policy and Innovation. Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Melbourne (September 2007).


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Organizations that Focus on Personalized Learning

Alliance for Excellence Education (All4Ed)
www.all4ed.org

Big Picture Learning
www.bigpicture.org/

Competency Works
www.competencyworks.org/ 

Re-Inventing Schools Coalition (RISC)
www.reinventingschools.org/ 

Students at the Center
studentsatthecenter.org


The Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR)
www.cssr.us/