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. 

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.

Dell Chromebooks and Classrooms: A Winning Combination

See for yourself how today’s teachers are using Intel-based Chromebooks to bring 21st Century learning to their students.

Personalizing Learning in Oakland, CA, with Help From Chromebooks

Changing how students learn and teachers teach has been the impetus for bringing Intel-powered Chromebooks to the Oakland Unified School District.

A Focus on Equity, Students, and Teacher Champions Leads to 1:1 Success in Oak Grove

In just two years, José L. Manzo, superintendent of California’s Oak Grove School District has led a dramatic transition from traditional classroom teaching to student-centered learning supported by Acer Chromebooks.

District-wide Collaboration Moves Everyone Forward in Wheeling, Illinois

Inclusionary practice, authentic learning and one-to-one with Lenovo and Acer Chromebooks all characterize CCSD21's programs.

Innovation and Smart Planning Make for 1:1 Success in New Caney, TX

New Caney ISD managed to deploy nearly 11,000 Intel-based Dell Chromebooks, in grades 3-12, within a few months, thanks to careful planning, early and ongoing professional development, student input, and effective allocation of resources.

The Evolution of 1:1 in Three Maine Districts

15 years later, the statewide MLTI program, the first of its kind in the nation, is still going strong, although with a broader range of choices – including Windows and Chrome-based hardware. 

Creating 21st-Century Classrooms in a Large Texas District

Careful planning, pilot programs, parental involvement, faculty collaboration, and student leadership are all key to the success of Leander ISD’s mobile learning initiative.

Going Big (Texas Style) with One-to-One Laptops

Houston ISD is about to enter the third phase of its phenomenally successful 1:1 PowerUp initiative, which allows teachers in all 282 district schools to create a rich learning environment filled with project-based learning, 21st-century skills development, and coursework aligned to individual aptitudes and interests. 

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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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Fear of the Blank Page Part II: Not the Same Old Story

By making ideation a group exercise, you can often overcome common obstacles and jump-start creativity.

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Fear of the Blank Page Part I: Breaking Through the Block

Set the stage for writing in your classroom and help students to break through these common writing obstacles.

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Leader of the Year Winners and Runner-Up Donna Teuber

Tech & Learning magazine has named its 2017 Leader of the Year winners, as well as runner-up K-12 Blueprint blogger and Innovation Program Designer, Richland School District Two, South Carolina, Donna Teuber.

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The Right Device
Choosing the Right Device for Teaching & Learning

Clarity Innovations, Inc. releases The Right Device for Teaching and Learning Analyst Report.

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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