Resources for Our Work Today


Tools for Reflection, Design, and Action

  • 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

Growing Salem Artifacts

  • Glossary: Click here to Co-Create
  • Click here to see What Personalized Learning Is and Isn’t

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

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: Instructional Strategies: Personalizing in Mathematics

Example #12:

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)