Personalized Learning

Personalized learning structures empower teachers and students to take charge of their education experiences. In student-centered classrooms, students learn at their own pace, in a way that matches their own needs and interests. These resources will show you how to support personalized learning in order to maximize student engagement and achievement.

All Personalized Learning toolkit files

A zip file containing all of the downloadable Personalized Learning toolkit resources

Personalized Learning Toolkit Resource Matrix

An easy-to-use overview of K-12 Blueprint Personalized Learning Toolkit resources with suggested uses.

Types of Adaptive Learning

This quick introduction to adaptive learning products explains adaptive learning types through graphics 

Adaptive Learning Systems

Familiarize yourself with popular adaptive learning tools and platforms with this PowerPoint presentation introducing adaptive learning concepts and products

Getting Started with Adaptive Learning

Discover ways that adaptive learning software empowers teachers with this brief introduction to adaptive learning systems

Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology

This book features examples of what learning looks like when the unique needs of students drive the process

The Personalized Learning Facilitation Guide

A guidebook built around the information and exercises contained in Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology

The Personalized Learning Teacher Handbook

This comprehensive guidebook was designed to help today's educators make sense of the shifting landscape in modern education

Personalized Learning One-Sheet

A handy overview of Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology, with tips, tools and techniques

Personalized Learning Overview

A brief PowerPoint presentation introducing viewers to Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology

Personalized Learning Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation is a thorough study of personalized learning principals and strategies 

Personalized Learning Workshop

This PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used to help guide a Personalized Learning Workshop

Personalized Learning Pedagogy

This resource from Microsoft® shares the twelve key elements of Personalized Learning that can help schools, teachers and students succeed.

Inclusion and Accessibility

This Microsoft® resource offers outlines practical solutions from UNESCO supporting Personalized Learning in schools, with specific attention to accessibility and technology use.

Personalized Learning for Global Citizens

This Microsoft® paper highlights the research on personalized learning, provide examples of personalized learning with technology, and offers guiding principles. 

The Keys to One-to-One Success in East Noble, Indiana

Five years into a successful initiative, this Project RED Signature District serves as a positive example to others.

Adopt, Adapt and Improve: Metro Nashville Public Schools Redefines School Libraries

Tennessee's Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is blazing trails in innovative library and media center design to bring true 21st Century literacy to 83,000 students in more than 150 schools.

Lessons Learned from a Decade of One-to-One

Next-generation Windows devices, wireless display, and Microsoft apps are some of the new tools that are helping New Jersey’s River Dell Regional School District get better at what they were already excelling at: empowering and inspiring learners.

The HP Sprout: Helping STEM to Take Root in Schools

We gave one lucky winner an HP Sprout in one of our giveaways. See how she is incorporating the device into STEM lessons for her students.

All in OneNote: Fujitsu and Microsoft at St. Andrews

Partner Success Story: St. Andrews College in Canada uses the high performing Fujitsu Lifebook T902 and Microsoft OneNote* to transform learning for it's students. 

Producing Next-Generation Learners in Grapevine, Texas

With an investment in Windows 10 laptops for middle school students and tools such as Minecraft ​EDU, Grapevine-Colleyille ISD is creating a robust and educational 1:1 environment.

1:1 in Lynnwood, WA, Improves Collaboration, Engagement, and Equity

Edmonds School District has built quickly from two small pilots to a full 1:1 program using Intel-based Chromebooks in grades 3-12. Learn why they’re happy they did.

Activating Learning

Hawthorne Elementary School is a very old, industrial-looking building. But once you get inside one of the school’s classrooms, you instantly see how this Baltimore County school is setting the stage for 21st Century student success.

Gearing Students for 21st Century Workplace Demands

To better prepare their students for modern workplace demands after graduation, Little Cypress-Mauriceville schools turned to Dell desktops, laptops and tablets to create a more personalized, collaborative learning environment. 

Personalized Blended Learning Plays a Starring Role at Pasadena ISD

From small pilots to a complete 1:1 implementation, in grades 7-12, involving Windows devices and a dramatically transformed curriculum, this Texas district is seeing great results.


What Would Dewey Do?

John Dewey's contribution to education is widely known. See Mike Gorman's resources for the most effective ways to put his writings into practice 

Authentic Research For Deep Personalized Learning

How many students have the opportunity to pursue their own passions and create their own learning? Learn from Marianthe Williams about how students from Riverdell had this amazing opportunity to do so and to also become life long learners! 

(Even More) Tips for Going 1:1 or BYO

This annotated collection of resources – revised since it originally appeared in 2013 – mines the K-12 Blueprint archives for advice on launching and sustaining one-to-one or BYO in your school or district.

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Seeing RED at ISTE: The Latest Ed-Tech Findings

Project RED announced phase III of its national research project on June 28th at this year’s ISTE Conference in Denver, Colorado.

The School Library as Change Agent

The library offers a unique opportunity for learners to shape their own experience and engage in a “learning expeditions”. Read David Jakes exploration of the great potential for libraries as change agents! 

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Apples to Apple: iOS 9.3 in Education

The report iOS 9.3 in Education: Assessment and Evaluation reviews and evaluates Apple®'s latest tablet operating system release within the context of education.

High School Junior Elizabeth - Having the World at My Fingertips

Learn how high school junior Elizabeth Hodonicky has forged global connections and life long learning skills through the use of technology. 

Technology for Technology's Sake is Meaningless

John Dewey's ideas on school reform continue to ring true even in today's digital age. Read Leslie Wilson's reflection on why schools today must always seek a successful path forward when using educational technologies. 

Organizations Really Can Change

Learn all about Signature Districts! Leslie Wilson sets the stage for the upcoming release of results for a set of districts who implemented 1:1 programs and collected data across key factors.

The Demise of the Education Buzzword “Student Engagement”

Buzzwords are a part of every industry or organization including educational technology. Read Elliott Levine's analysis of the commonly used phrase "student engagement". 



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