From Maverick to Mainstream: Takeaways from the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference

By Julia Freeland Fisher and Jenny White
November 10, 2017

This report synthesizes data gathered from education leaders who attended the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference. It details 9 lessons learned from educators and leaders in the midst of implementing personalized learning, master-based learning, and other student-centered approaches. They are divided into suggestions for innovation and ways to scale up.  Suggestions include:

  • moving slowly when implementing competency-based approaches to gain public support,
  • expanding the conversation around cultural relevance, and
  • framing technology as just one tool in a larger toolbox.

School and district leaders will appreciate the detailed tips and real examples from fellow educators who shared their successes and real struggles. This article in eSchool News provides a nice concise overview of the 9 takeaways from the report.

Source Organization: Christensen Institute

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