Written for today’s educators and administrators, this book explains the concepts behind personalized learning, and the strategies, policies, devices, services, techniques and resources available to transform teaching (and learning) into something more relevant, more powerful, and more rewarding. This guide describes how to transform the learning environment and empower students of different backgrounds, interests, and ability levels to champion their educational success.
While the shifting landscape in modern education poses significant challenges, it also offers countless opportunities to engage students in meaningful ways to improve their learning outcomes. Students are more likely to succeed academically, emotionally, and behaviorally when they are meaningfully supported. But traditional classroom practices are simply not enough to meet the variety of learning styles and interests of all students.
Good teaching has always focused on the needs of individual students. Today, fortunately, the availability of high-quality online resources and the ubiquity of all kinds of computing devices are making it more possible to teach students in ways that can help them achieve the greatest success. This book provides the information needed to implement personalized learning with technology and concludes with a step-by-step guide to planning, funding, and implementing a school-wide personalized learning program.