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Betsy DeVos Touts Personalized Learning, Slams Common Core and Reform Efforts | EdSurge News

Betsy DeVos Touts Personalized Learning, Slams Common Core and Reform Efforts | EdSurge News | Personalized Learning | Scoop.it

U.S. Education Secretary spared no words in her critique of education reform efforts during the Bush and Obama administrations. “I don’t think ther
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It's always interesting to hear what the Trump administration has to say about ...well, anything, really.  This gives a fairly recent account of what our Education Secretary thinks about personalized learning...unofficially.

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How Do You Define Personalized Learning?

Higher education leaders share how they define personalized learning. Including: Randy Bass, Vice Provost for Education, Georgetown University Tahnj
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Here is a concise, to-the-point video with some engaging talking heads offering up a solid definition of personalized learning...or, well, personalized instruction.  This is a great stepping off point for discussion if you're just trying to decide what you think about the topic.  Listen and discuss!

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Episode 28: What is Personalized Learning and Sean Kavanagh

 https://www.spreaker.com/user/sps_digital_learning_hour/episode-28 For this week's podcast Mike focuses in on what Personalized Learning is and what it looks like in action

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A podcast out of Springfield, MO offers up a surprisingly complete "picture" of a personalized learning system in action.  I didn't hold much confidence in what this might offer the casual listener, but I found myself wanting to hear more and before I knew it, the episode was over.  No bells and whistles, just a couple of smart guys offering up a real world approach to a complicated subject.

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The Path to Personalized Learning:  The Next Chapter in the Tale of Three States

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Here's a full blown set of case studies in three states actively attempting to adopt a personalized learning agenda.  Florida, Idaho and Utah open up the process and ExcelinEd.org documents it.  Interesting for some of the comparative data showing the negligible differences in testing outcomes after the fact.

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The Case(s) Against Personalized Learning | Distance-Educator.com

The Case(s) Against Personalized Learning | Distance-Educator.com | Personalized Learning | Scoop.it
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are backing it with hundreds of millions of dollars. States from Florida to Vermont have adopted supportive laws and policies. And school districts across the country are embracing this emerging education trend. But as “personalized learning” takes root, it’s also coming under greater scrutiny. Education Week
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This is interesting for it's negative stance, but is this more of an indictment against the chutzpah of Zuckerberg and Gates than the actual learning method it purports to be debunking?  You decide.

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Summary of research on online and blended What’s Known learning programs that offer differentiated learning options

This report summarizes the methodology, measures, and findings of research on the influence on student achievement outcomes of K–12 online and blended face-to-face and online learning programs that offer differentiated learning options. The report also describes the characteristics of the learning programs. Most of the examined programs used blended learning strategies, and all the examined programs offered some means to differentiate their content, difficulty level, or pacing.

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Because there's nothing so exciting as page after page of data compiled by US Department of Education researchers, this is mandatory reading.  And besides, who can resist a really good bar graph?  But seriously, there's something to this whole personalized learning utilizing technology and individualized parameters for success!

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Delivering Responsive, Personalized Learning on a Shoestring Budget

Delivering Responsive, Personalized Learning on a Shoestring Budget | Personalized Learning | Scoop.it
How can asynchronous eLearning come close to the quality of instructor-led training: responsive, personalized learning crafted on the fly? Think in layers!
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Quick, cheap and easy?  One man's quick fix on the whole confusing topic of personalized education.  You can actually start today in your own home office!  Start small, think big!

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A vision for radically personalized learning | Katherine Prince | TEDxColumbus

Could we transform today’s outmoded education system to a vibrant learning ecosystem that puts learners at the center and enables many right combinations o
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Katherine Prince, a prominent U.S. futurist, with a focus on the educational world, hosts a Ted talk, and offers up a vision of what personalized learning might look like if done right.

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Betsy DeVos Touts Personalized Learning, Slams Common Core and Reform Efforts | EdSurge News

Betsy DeVos Touts Personalized Learning, Slams Common Core and Reform Efforts | EdSurge News | Personalized Learning | Scoop.it

U.S. Education Secretary spared no words in her critique of education reform efforts during the Bush and Obama administrations. “I don’t think ther
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It's always interesting to hear what the Trump administration has to say about ...well, anything, really.  This gives a fairly recent account of what our Education Secretary thinks about personalized learning...unofficially.

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