This INNOpod is designed to provide you with information, research, interviews, classroom demonstrations, and how to’s as you strive to make learning more personal for your students.
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It Is Personal: The Irreplaceable Effect of a Shared Experience Between People
Outcomes: This is what you can expect to gain from this INNOpod
Sam Redding on Personalized Learning, What It Provides for Students and Families, and Why the Teacher Matters So Much
Framework for Understanding Personalized Learning: Vocabulary to Talk About It, Plan, Implement, and Assess It
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These Reflection + Idea Tool Pages correspond with each of the segments included in this INNOpod (e.g. 1, 2, 3.). The purpose of this page is to help you to process your thinking and learning so that the planning and action is a natural next step.
This Personalized Learning Indicators of Effective Practice Checklist will make it easy for you to identify those Indicators you observe in action throughout this INNOpod and others.
This Next Steps and Planning Guide will help you to move from processing information to planning for and implementing it.
Process Your Learning + Plan for What's Next
Additional RESEARCH, RESOURCES, and SOCIAL MEDIA
Personalized Learning: The Basics
This is what you can expect to gain from this INNOpod.
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Be sure to reflect on your current understanding of personalized learning, as well as terms and vocabulary you’ve already heard so far. Consider how their meaning connects to experiences you’ve had on the Reflection + Idea Tool Pages.
Dr. Sam Redding, Senior Learning Specialist at CIL has taken the concepts of personalized learning and turned it into practices that educators can use to develop motivated, curious, and successful thinkers and learners. In the following video, Dr. Redding shares a vignette which demonstrates how personalized learning might look in a school. Continue to use the Reflection + Idea Tool Pages to keep track of what you hear from Dr. Redding and any questions that come to your mind.
Complete Reflection 3 or think about these questions: Think about the vignette Dr. Redding shared. Is this a school at which you’d like to teach? How is your school the same? Different?
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The Framework for Understanding Personalized Learning
Vocabulary to Talk About It, Plan For It, Implement It, and Assess It
These Personalized Learning Effective Practices and Indicators, developed and published by CIL, provide you with a framework for organizing your understanding of personalized learning and also your practice of it. You can see a complete list of the effective practices and indicators, as well as a short research brief describing best practices for each indicator (Wise Ways®) at www.centeril.org. We've also provided them as a checklist.
Spend a few minutes reviewing them. We will see these indicators in action in future INNOpods.
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Additional RESEARCH, RESOURCES, and SOCIAL MEDIA
We’ve provided you with a lot of information—and there is still more to come.
Process Your Learning
+ Plan for What's Next
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If you haven’t already, now is the time to download the Next Steps and Planning Guide, which will help you organize the knowledge, ideas, and burning questions you’ve captured and turn them into your next steps for moving forward.
For professional development, refer to Reflection 5.
Written By Us: Resources that We’ve Created and Published on Personalized Learning Just For You
Found by Us: Resources that We’ve Curated Just For You
CIL has done some good, hard thinking around personalized learning. Our searchable research database is an incredible resource for any educator looking to find information on change leadership, change processes, and personalized learning. The database is carefully curated to provide you with high-quality research articles and credible perspectives on these and other related topics.
For this particular search, I entered the phrase “personalized learning.” Here is just a small, small sampling of the research-based resources you can find in our research database. . .
Personalized Learning + Social Media
Thank you so much for spending your time here. We hope these resources were informative and useful. Please keep us updated on your progress toward implementing blended learning in your state, district, or school—and how you are bringing the Personalized Learning Indicators of Effective Practice to life where you are.
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Complete Reflection 6 or think of ways you would like to use social media to advance your understanding of personalized learning.
Writing, organization, and structure of INNOpod Series by Maureen M. Mirabito for CIL