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

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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