Personalized Learning and Habits of Mind — Making the Case

Saturday ASCD Presentation

Revised ASCD PreCon


Article: Examines each of the 16-habits-of-mind

Our Blog Post on the connection between the attributes and habits of mind: FourAttributes with HOM

Our Blog Posts on clarifying what personalized learning is: Constructive Controversy on Personalized Learning Dan Meyer post

 Sounding Board — Exploring Seven Elements of Personalized Learning Design

































































Our article in Education Leadership (March 2017): OrchestratingtheMove

What It Looks Like in Practice


Dr. Eric Chagala of VIDA (Vista, Ca.) and Meghan Ofer of Roxborough (Littleton, Co.) chat with Allison Zmuda about what personalized learning looks like in their schools and what they’ve learned as building principals.

Q1: What does personalized learning look like in your school?

Q2: Is personalized learning appropriate for all students?

Q3: How do you work to grow professional practice?

Q4: As a building principal, what is one lesson you learned the hard way?

Q5: What is one thing you can suggest to a building principal to get started with personalized learning?

Website: Reinventing 3rd Grade; Douglas County, Colorado

Website: Playbook designed by teachers at Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools

Website: Habits of Mind Institute

Website: Blueprint Program (Grades 5 and6)

Blog: series from David Russo (High School Science)

Blog: series from Laura Stott  (High School Social Studies)

Blog: series from Kristen Wright and Erin Cordova (Grade 1 teachers)



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.


Prompting Dialogues to Lead the Change


PL Case Studies

Blog: The Fable of the Table

Coaching: Blog post on Power of a Good Idea

Coaching: Blog post on Growing Staff Culture


Leading Personalized Learning — Growing a Culture of Innovation


Coaching: attribute-printouts-faculty

Coaching: attribute-printouts-students

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