A foundational piece of any learner-centered approach involves gaining a deeper understanding of our students. We know that learner variability exists, and research suggests it is growing in classrooms across the nation. It is therefore essential to personalize instruction based upon learner differences if we are going to ensure that all students thrive in our schools. To do this effectively, we must develop a more nuanced understanding of each students’ particular abilities and needs.
Another amazing and inspiring EdTechTeacher Summit is in the books! Below are all of the session resources that I shared during the pre-conference PBL workshop and sessions during the summit. As always, feel free to share and reach out with any questions!
Yes, educational organizations and institutions need to innovate. But that does not give educators and school/district leaders license to disregard important considerations regarding student data and privacy.
Inspiring students. Innovative learning spaces. Strong and supportive leadership. Educators that truly connect with and care for kids. This school visit left me with a renewed sense of what is possible in education.
We often hear of the need to redesign schools to support modern learning environments, and yes, we should. But how often does a school’s investment in these spaces clearly support and enable a shift towards innovative, student-centered practices? Not so much. That is why when I had the chance to visit Montour Public Schools last Spring, I jumped at the opportunity.