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. 

Going 1:1 with Chromebooks in North Carolina

Google Apps for Education and other cloud-based resources are crucial to learning in North Carolina’s Union County Public Schools, so it’s not surprising that the district chose to place rugged Lenovo Chromebooks in the hands of all students in grades 6-12

Community Support and Personalized Learning in Clear Creek ISD

Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) in Texas began its 1:1 initiative in a thoughtful and careful manner, by involving community members in the planning process, investing heavily in professional learning, and gradually phasing in devices across the district.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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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Minding the Gap

How are school supporting students in their journey to and through college? Read Donna Teuber's post detailing ideas and top resources. 

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Resurfacing

Creating the learning experiences our students must have requires reflection. Read Kevin Schwartz' post on how new perspectives can help us to see challenges and priorities with fresh eyes.

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EdTech Advice For School Leaders From 6th Grader Pamela

Students know first hand how technology is and is not used in schools. Read this advice for school leaders from a 6th grade student from U-46 district in Illinois, Pamela Flores.

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Cow Paths of Learning

Taking a fresh look at student learning in new and instinctive ways is an critical part of empowering transformative learning. In this post, David Jakes shares essential questions for today's leaders. 

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Tristen Talks About Social Media in Middle School

Social Media - What do the students say? Read for ideas and insights from Richland 2 student, Tristen Prescott. 

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The K-12 Blueprint: Produced by Clarity Innovations

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