Will You Commit to Being a Network Weaver?

Network weavers
by Jim Rickabaugh Networks are a pervasive presence in our society. They have become a core strategy for conducting research. Businesses also form and rely on networks to connect with customers and other businesses to build loyalty and provide flexible, customer focused service. Online dating networks are growing as well - estimates are that one in five recently married couples met online. T...
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Connect, Consume, Create & Contribute at the 2017 Convening!

2017 Convening
Are you heading to the National Convening on Personalized Learning next week? The goals of the Convening have always been to share what’s working, provide networking opportunities, and stretch the thinking of participants around personalized learning topics and practices. As the largest conference in the country exclusively focused on personalized learning, it’s a great opportunity to take your un...
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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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Garnering Maximum Benefits from Improved Network Engagement

We experience networks in many aspects of our lives, from personal acquaintances and professional relationships to professional associations, formal learning and collaborative support groups. For those involved in the work of the Institute @ CESA #1, efforts to leverage the power and support of an innovation network in the development of a scaled personalized learning system are very familiar. ...
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PLN Mid-Year Collaboration Meeting

More than 50 people gathered at the Oak Creek Community Center on Friday, January 18th for the Personalized Learning Network Mid-Year Collaboration Meeting. The Personalized Learning Network (PLN) is a collaborative effort between the Institute @ CESA #1 and our three largest districts. The network was formed last year as a way for Kenosha Unified School District, Milwaukee Public Schools and Raci...
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