Personalization

  • Classrooms More Like Gymnasiums?

    by - Jun 30, 2015
    There’s a lot of talk about what a modern classroom should look like, and re-inventing the learning space. In this learning and working anywhere world, it has me thinking more about...
  • The Challenges of Teaching Reading

    by - Jun 23, 2015
    I know from experience, from having done it, that teaching reading is a tremendous challenge, and that first grade teachers need to be experts at teaching students to read. Teaching reading...
  • Learning’s End

    by - Jun 11, 2015
    Students, teachers, school leaders, and parents should make certain that a place called Learning’s End is never visited. In whatever time zone, where children go to school, there are short breaks...
  • Jill Hobson: Personalized Learning and Feedback

    by - Apr 15, 2015
    Personalized learning has certainly reached trending status in the education community. The phrase is being used in many places with many different definitions. For instance, the U.S. Department of Education, in...
  • Define the Learning Space!

    by - Apr 13, 2015
    When you talk about defining learning space, and all its parts, almost everyone, inside or outside of education has an education opinion, or two. You can multiply those opinions by dozens,...
  • Feedback Is More Than Raising Hands

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    If raising hands is the only feedback device used at schools, today, it should be cause for a loud learning alarm to go off, because it certainly could be classified as...
  • Giving Students an Active Voice

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    Helping educators understand that students learn better when they are involved, as well as how to get students engaged throughout a lesson should be the goal of every school leader. There...
  • What Is a Digitally Fluent Administrator?

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    As we enter into a new era of leadership, it becomes increasingly more difficult for a principal to be the “everything” person on the campus. Ensuring quality instruction, “managing” the systems...
  • How Do Students That Hate School Learn?

    by - Jan 13, 2015
    It has been my privilege to know many students at many grade and age levels, who have said they hated school. They were all different, referred to as brilliant, disenchanted, disengaged,...
  • Student YouTube-Style Learning

    by - Dec 22, 2014
    Students of all ages are relying on touching screens, and YouTube-Style video options for learning in school and at home. The ability to touch a screen in order to scrub through...