Utility: Electricity, Water, Internet…Learner?

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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...
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Practitioner Highlight Series: Community Engagement

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Educator: JJ Heesch District: Pewaukee School District School: Pewaukee High School To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Community Engagement Additional Elements: Learner Voice Infused, Learner Choice Incorporated, Recognition of Anytime Anywhere Learning  How are you incorporating the selected element in your classroom? Insigh...
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Practitioner Highlight Series: Rapid Cycle Feedback

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Educator: Mike Mohammad District: School District of Elmbrook School: Brookfield Central High School To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Rapid Cycle Feedback Additional Elements: Learner Voice Infused, Learning Aligned Technology   How are you incorporating the selected element in your classroom? Student feedback is meant to...
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Looking Forward

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by Ryan Krohn, Director As I was transitioning into my new role, I was frequently asked “Are you looking forward to your new role?” My response was “my new role is looking forward!” Looking forward is the work that we all do as leaders, and it is the essence of the work at The Institute for Personalized Learning. As we celebrate the evolution of this work, it is clear that leaders involved in t...
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About Those Empty Cells…

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by Jim Rickabaugh Those of you who are familiar with the Institute for Personalized Learning’s now iconic Honeycomb probably have noticed that in each expanding ring of the model as you move from elements of learning and teaching to relationships and roles and to structures and policies, there are a few empty cells. What you may not know is that each of these empty cells represents an opportuni...
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