Personalized Learning at Eastern Heights
Eastern Heights eagerly implements Personalized Learning instructional strategies as one tool to help close the achievement gap and for all students to be actively engaged in a 21st century learning experiences. With personalized learning, students have control of their learning experiences by having more voice and choice, choosing what they want to focus on and how they want to interact with the learning materials. Increased student engagement is also achieved with collaboration opportunities with a team of teachers and their peers. The relationship between the teacher and learner will include more individual check-ins and small group instruction. Classrooms are equipped with a variety of tools and resources that are easily accessible. Technology is an important tool that can help implement personalized learning and provides the resources, collaboration, and communication tools. In addition to digital tools and tailored instruction, the learning environment needs to have a layout that is conducive to Personalized Learning instructional strategies.
Below is a list of helpful websites that helps explain Personalized Learning and demonstrates what we are trying to achieve.
- What is Personalized Learning? - district explanation
- 2nd Grade Learning Studio - proposal drawing with narration
- Learning Studio Pictures - pictures from other school districts
- SPPS Personalized Learning - department website
- SPPS Resources - examples and research
- Animation Explanation - Orange Schools
- Personalize Learning - Delaware Public Schools
- Engage and Empower! - Department of Education explains the importance of Personalized Learning
- UDL research and methods - National Center of Universal Design for Learning
- UDL Principles and Guidelines - application of Personalized Learning instructional strategies
- Honeycomb Alignment - matrix explanation of structure and policies
Our Eastern Heights Adult Learning Community Soaring
Learning Studio Options
Apple Teacher Certification
Voice and Choice
Project Based Learning
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