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Personalized Learning Through the Eyes of a Child

Personalized Learning Through the Eyes of a Child | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Pam Lowe, Personalized Learning Coach, wrote an insightful post about her young niece questioning why can't learning be personalized.

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michel verstrepen's curator insight, March 15, 3:20 AM
Pam Lowe shares her story about her 4 year-old niece and her insight into personalized learning:
 
"Basically at the wise old age of four, the question my niece was asking me that currently many educators and schools are struggling to comprehend was,

“Why can’t learning be personalized?”

When a child can recognize the need for personalized learning, why can’t our education system? My niece is not viewing personalized learning as a buzzword or a fad. She is viewing personalized learning as a right that is due her as a learner." - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.yHJTVyEu.dpuf
Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, May 17, 2:12 PM
Why can't learning be personalized?
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 18, 10:13 AM
The comment and question in the image are misleading. Systems are not people. They are made up of people. Teachers understand students are people who have faces, names, and stories. That is how we experience personalizing and realating with students.
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TEDxUBC - Chris Kennedy: 25 Student Stories that bring Personalized Learning to Life

"In his presentation StudentsLive! Real-world learning at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Chris Kennedy shares the story of twenty-five students who brought the notion of personalized learning to life and learned how powerful social media can be for learning."


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