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Organizational Flow for Our 2 Days

Saturday Agenda: Slides

  • 9:00-10:15  What Personalized Learning Is and Why it Matters and Diving into a Unit of Study — participants identify a unit to personalize
  • 10:30-12:00 Exploring Seven Elements of Personalized Learning; Identifying 1-2 elements to personalize based on the unit
  • 12:45-2:15 Applying 1-2 elements to Personalize Unit
  • 2:30-4:00 Gallery Walk to Share Ideas; Role of a Teacher in a Personalized Learning Ecosystem
Sunday Agenda: Slides
  • 8:30-10:00 Deeper Understanding of Challenges of Personalizing and How to Balance; Revising Units of Study
  • 10:15-11:45 Peer Critique and Next Steps
  • 12:30-2:00 Growing a Culture that Supports Personalized Learning


Personalizing Learning Tools

Tool #1: Clarification Tool that describe the range of each of the 7 elements from teacher generated to student generated

Tool #2: Reflection and Action Tool that poses questions about past and future practice that may help guide where to get started

Tool #3: Process Tool to grow student’s role in goal setting for Goals

Tool #3: Design Tool for students to use to set S.M.A.R.T. Goals (2 versions)

Tool #4: Design Tool to grow elements: Inquiry/Idea Generation and Task and Audience

Tool #5: Process Tool to grow student’s voice and co-creation in Evaluation

Tool #6: Process Tool to grow student analysis and self-discovery in Evaluation

Tool #7: Approach to Feedback

Tool #8: Process Tool to grow student’s voice and co-creation in Feedback

Tool #9: Process Tool to grow student’s voice and co-creation in Demonstration of Learning

Examples to Inspire

Example #1: AP Physics Teacher Mike Mohammad

Example #2: Social Studies Teacher Laura Stott

Example #3: Mark Wise and Global Challenge for 8th Grade

Example #4: Thought Process of Task Design for 1st Year Physics Teacher

Example #5: Innovation Lab (High School) Presentations of Learning

Example #6: AP/IB Bio Teacher Talks About How He Frames Designs with His Students

Example #7: 7th Grade Humanities Unit Transformation

Example #8: Scoring tool to grow Inquiry and students role in Evaluation of their own learning in an English Classroom

Example #9: Math Teacher Describes Feedback to Students in a PreCalculus Classroom

Example #10: Community Partnership at Kellam High School

Example #11: Rubrics: Collaboration and Critical Thinking by 5th/6th Grade teachers

Example #12: From Aveson, CA: Grade 1 and 2 Example

Example #13:From Newport News, VA: Math Rubric, Grades 2-5

Example #14: From Grade 3 Classroom on Authentic Audience

Example #15: Communicating with Parents about Change in Approach in ELA Classroom