Guest post: Reflections on the 2017 Youth Summit

Reflections on the 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...
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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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Annual Youth Summit

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6th Annual Youth Summit The Power of Personalized Learning: Education Tailored to You! February 28, 2017 Another great summit! Thanks to all who attended and special thanks to our Youth Advisory Council for all their hard work. The Youth Summit is a chance for districts to bring students together to engage in dialogue around personalized learning, hear from other students currently exper...
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What Learners Think About Agency

It’s hard to believe, but our six-part collaborative blog series with Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey on Learner Agency is nearing an end! For this last post, we all felt it was crucial to get perspectives on learner agency from learners themselves. We asked some middle and high school students from our member districts to reflect on what learner agency means to them and answer a few questions...
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