Practitioner Highlight Series: Family Engagement

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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...
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Practitioner Highlight Series: Learner Choice Incorporated

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Educator: Danielle Chaussee District: Oconomowoc Area School District School: Oconomowoc High School To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Learner Choice Incorporated   Additional Elements: Learner Voice Infused, Assessment of/for/as Learning, Flexible Learning Spaces   How are you incorporating the selected element in your cla...
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I Know What I Did This Summer

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By Kim Jenkins, Assistant Director The breeze is warm, some kids are walking up the path to go for a swim in the pool and I’ve landed a nice spot under a large oak tree.  Given the beautiful day my mind starts to drift off a bit as I think about the kids that just walked past -- school will start for them in a couple of weeks and I wonder what their classroom will look like, I wonder if they wi...
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Reflections on the High School Redesign Conference

This week we are pleased to have a guest blogger, Jody Landish, who shares her reflections on the recent High School Redesign Conference she attended as part of a team of educators from SE Wisconsin. Ms. Landish is the principal at North High School in the Waukesha School District. All students prepared for success! Some states call it proficiency, some competency, yet others mastery. The botto...
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5 Key Shifts in Thinking and Practice for Educators in a Personalized Learning Environment

Student-facing View In two previous blog posts (here and here), we explored 12 things to look for when visiting personalized learning environments. Knowing what to look for in the behaviors, words, and activities of learners can make the difference between seeing what seems to be a positive, engaging learning environment, and understanding the factors present that contribute to making the learn...
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