Guest post: Reflections on the 2017 Youth Summit

Guest post: Reflections on the 2017 Youth Summit
by Paige K, Institute Youth Advisory Council Member On February 28, 2017, the Institute for Personalized Learning hosted its 6th Annual Youth Summit with the help of its Youth Advisory Council. This year’s theme was “The Power of Personalized Learning: Education Tailored to You!” The event targeted the core concepts of personalized learning, promoted flexible learning, and helped to get the wor...

Practitioner Highlight Series: Family Engagement

Practitioner Highlight Series: Family Engagement
Educators: Amy Eide and Erin Heiman District: Pewaukee School District School: Pewaukee Lake Elementary To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Family Engagement Additional Elements: Learner Choice Incorporated, Assessment of/for/as Learning, Learning Aligned Technology How are you incorporating the selected element in your classro...

Guest Post: Advice for Ed Leaders on Walking the Talk

Guest Post: Advice for Ed Leaders on Walking the Talk
by Michelle Spencer, @RustyClover  When I was Principal of New Technology High School in Napa, I supported an amazing staff with advanced skills in designing projects that fostered collaborative and authentic learning opportunities for students. With such a talented group of educators, I needed to step up my game as an administrator. What does it take to walk the talk for using technology to pe...

Utility: Electricity, Water, Internet…Learner?

Utility: Electricity, Water, Internet…Learner?
by Ryan Krohn, Director Utility : u·til·i·ty noun: the state of being useful, value, profitable, advantageous, or beneficial. adjective: useful, especially through being able to perform several functions. A utility refers to services consumed by the public such as electricity, natural gas, and water. When these are in place and are a part of our expectation, we plan and make decision...

Practitioner Highlight Series: Customized Learning Paths

Practitioner Highlight Series: Customized Learning Paths
Educators: Lisa Welch and Wanda Richardson District: Kettle Moraine School District School: KM Explore To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Customized Learning Paths Additional Elements: Multiple Instructional Methods/Modes, Standards Guided Learning How are you incorporating the selected element in your classroom? In our  K/1 ...