As a movement, personalized learning holds great promise. In short, audacity need not be the enemy of the practical. By drastically reshaping our ideal schools to better represent the “educational hubs” that support personalization, we open more possibilities than we close.
There has been a shifting definition of personalized learning over the past few years. At CCE, we understand the importance of our version—Essential Personal Learning—because it focuses on the essential lynchpins required to personalize the student experience for equity and excellence.
With education’s paradigm shift to personalized learning, I am doing my best to meet students where they are with their learning choices. Micro-credentials have given me tools to personalize learning for my students.
If we’re striving for competency-based, personalized learning experiences for students, then it is equally important educators to have similar learning experiences.
In the daily struggles of working as an educator, it is easy to forget the hidden problems faced by our students—one of the most important being whether they have a nighttime residence that is fixed, regular, and adequate.
“…there are few things more powerful than the energy in a room when educators come together to talk about teaching and learning.”
Lani Cabral-Pini, a 4th grade teacher in Revere, MA, shares her experience designing a new assessment task with MCIEA.