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

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. 

One-to-one is Going Wonderfully in Webster Central School District, New York

Webster Central School District is using technology to help kids learn essential 21st Century skills so that they can be successful in the real world: showing perseverance, risk taking, collaboration, and the ability to think on their feet.

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. 

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Augmented Vs. Virtual Reality: Which Will Transform Education?

Numerous studies have shown the strengths of both virtual and augmented reality use in the classroom. But which is the best fit for today's schools?

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Moving Pictures: Maximize Your Storytelling

By thinking of your learning presentation as a mini-movie, you could greatly improve the learning experience.

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Using Visual Models to Spark Mathematical Discussion

When I reviewed my students’ work, I noticed that only one drew a picture of their solution strategy. The rest lacked a visual context for making sense of the problem.

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Outpacing the Traditional Ed-Tech Timeline

Discover three emerging technologies affecting our lives outside the classroom today, and see how schools could implement them tomorrow.

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How Learning Happens: Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
New Report Released on Supporting Social, Emotional and Academic Development

The National Commission just released their 2018 report, “How Learning Happens: Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development”.  

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Not the Same Old Story: Tech and Text Work Better Together

Just as deeper reading creates better writers, this skill helps students to break down narrative as media consumers so that they may become more skillful creators.

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An Active Learning Classroom
The Steelcase 2018 Active Learning Center Grant is Now Open

Steelcase Education is awarding up to sixteen schools an Active Learning Center Grant valued at up to $67,000. Submit your proposal before February 2, 2018. 

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Curiosity At Every Age

Leslie Wilson discusses when she lost her sense of curiosity, when it returned, and why it is important to maintain and enhance curiosity in schools. 

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Systemic Maturity Required

The "real work" when implementing technology is about engaging the entire system in creating new realities that best serve learners, communities and economies.

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Ed-volve or Ed-perish: The Science That Will Deliver the Future

It’s not news that the evolution of education technologies and models of transformed learning are moving at the speed of sound.

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The K-12 Blueprint: Produced by Clarity Innovations

Clarity Innovations matches the most promising technology with the evolving needs of education. By merging creativity, technology, and pedagogy, we create powerful learning experiences. Learn More