Published Articles & Media
Defining Personalized Learning and Blended Learning: Is There a Difference?
Personalized learning is a pedagogical philosophy of tailoring learning to the individual student. Blended learning involves integrating technology to deliver some content.
Why Schools Should Bridge the Generational Divide
A new book highlights the abundance of human beings, young and old, who could benefit from one another’s energy, wisdom, and experience.
If You Can’t See It, You Can’t Be It: Edtech that connects students to role models
DreamWakers is a nonprofit that uses free and existing video technology to connect under-resourced classrooms across the U.S. with diverse career professionals.
Not Just What But Who You Know Matters
An Excerpt from Julia Freeland Fisher's book "Who You Know"
5 Trends for Seeding CBE Growth
As more and more school systems across the country explore competency-based education, we need to be attentive to the processes that will actually allow such innovations to thrive.
5 Big Ideas for Education Innovation in 2018
Last year saw a flurry of activity in support of personalized learning, new school designs, and new approaches to K-12 education policy. Looking ahead, education innovators have their work cut out for them in 2018.
A School Leader’s Guide to Personalized Learning
Some key takeaways from Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Elizabeth Bobst and Nancy Mangum, authors of Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change.
Why the Education Status Quo Cannibalizes New Ideas — and What to Do About It
Disruptive innovation theory suggests that processes that dominated the past can wreak havoc on best-laid plans.
Making Equity a First Principle of Personalized Learning
It can be tempting for many to talk about equity as a byproduct of personalized and blended learning, but we need to push on that assumption.
Education Innovation in 2017: Four Personalized-Learning Trends to Watch
Platforms, projects, wraparound services and assessments will all be in the news.