What Personalized Learning Is


Why It Matters


How to Grow It In Your Classrooms

Elementary Illustrations

  • Blog: series from Kristen Wright and Erin Cordova (Grade 1 teachers)
  • Website: Penny Harvest to teach philanthropy, collaboration, problem solving, and related subject-area content
  • Website: Click here to have students examine toys from around the world based on the country
  • Website: Reinventing 3rd Grade; Douglas County, Colorado
  • Website: Playbook designed by teachers at Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools
  • Global Read Aloud: 2018 Challenge
  • Website: Blueprint Program (Grades 5 and 6)
  • Math Rubric Example from Newport News, VA: 2-5 Problem Solving Rubric
  • Transformation of K-8 Art Classroom with Personalized Learning

Secondary Illustrations

STEM teachers Brian Walach (math) and Dr. Sarah Goldin (science) highlight Greenwich High School’s Innovation Lab, currently wrapping up its inaugural year. The personalized learning program combines classroom lessons with hands-on projects to elevate student learning in English, math, science, and social studies.
  • Example #13: Blog post: Click here to imagine tasks using Google:
  • Example #14: Learner Self-Monitoring Tool- Sample Info-Writing 
  • Example #15: Learner Self-Monitoring Tool- Sample Algebra 
  • Example #16: H.S. Anatomy teacher uses case studies to grow learning
  • Example #17: Click here to see how students worked to better understand homelessness in their local community
  • Example #18: StoryCorps: Click here for instructions on how your students can participate; click here for great questions from StoryCorps to do a local version in your community
  • Example #19: Click here to see opportunities to get students involved in data collection with scientists from around the world.
  • Example #20: Advice from English teacher on Journey with Personalized Learning
  • Example #21: A school’s development of personalized learning projects (grades 5- 8)
  • Example #22: Instructional coach develops student tutorials to demonstrate learning called iCreate