The “Built Pedagogy” of Personalized Learning

The “Built Pedagogy” of Personalized Learning
by Julie Kallio Walk into a personalized learning school in southeastern Wisconsin, and I bet the first thing you’ll do is tour their space and hear about how they changed it. At several points during the visit, they’ll bring it up again, telling the story of how decisions were made, how they funded it, how they negotiated with maintenance or leadership. In my three years of studying personaliz...

Mayville Immersion Day

Mayville Immersion Day
by Kate Sommerville, PD Specialist The Mayville School District has been an active member of the Institute for Personalized Learning since 2015. After participating in our Institute Studies Cohort (ISC), and to help coalesce their community of educators, they put together a team for our Leadership Design Academy (LDA) cohort. During their summer design session, the Mayville LDA team developed a...

Honeycomb Constellation Maps: What Does Personalized Learning Look Like for You?

Honeycomb Constellation Maps: What Does Personalized Learning Look Like for You?
by Paige, Youth Advisory Council Member The term “personalized learning” has become more prevalent within the last few years, but what is it? According to the Institute for Personalized Learning (I4PL), it is “an approach to learning and instruction that is designed around individual learner readiness, strengths, needs and interests.” Although personalized learning in many ways is “reinventing ...
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What We Love About Personalized Learning

What We Love About Personalized Learning
All month, we've been asking people to #SharethePLlove and let us know their favorite things about personalized learning. We've heard from so many educators and learners, and we thank everyone for their reflections! We're ending the month by sharing what we love best about personalized learning. We encourage you to keep the PL love going by sharing your thoughts in the comments below. Ryan: “You ...
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Share the PL Love: Reflections from our Youth Advisory Council

Share the PL Love: Reflections from our Youth Advisory Council
Here at the Institute, we thought that February was the perfect month to show personalized learning a little love. So we encouraged our Twitter followers to #SharethePLlove and we also asked the ambassadors on our Youth Advisory Council to share some reflections of their own. We’re pleased to share a sampling of their thoughts here - as usual, their responses were spot-on and insightful!  My favo...