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Why Schools Shouldn’t Go It Alone on Personalized Learning

By: Betheny Gross and Colleen McCann. While visiting schools we've observed that it's best for educators to find outside "thought partners" who can help them think through key decisions and a sound game plan for personalizing student learning.

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Modeling Mistakes and Creating Trust in the Classroom

By: Meriwynn Mansori. If we want to create resilient, capable, problem-solving students, we need to allow them to make mistakes that encourage them to learn and grow, as well as allow teachers to model learning through trial and error.

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Homeschool Partnerships: Changing an Educational Landscape

By: Marsha Myles. An amazing movement is happening in Michigan that is changing its educational landscape: Homeschool Partnerships, which are having a tremendous impact and influence in our state.

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Cultivating Cross-Cultural Competence in Costa Rica

By: Abel McClennen. Learn more about La Paz Community School: a rural, ecologically and ethnically diverse PreK-12 school in Costa Rica where all cultures, ethnicities and socioeconomic levels are openly embraced and celebrated.

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Personalized Learning in 2016: What’s Working, What’s Missing

We've made a great deal of progress in personalized learning in the last five years, but there is still work to do. Here are six signs of progress as well as six barriers to overcome in 2016.

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The Next Step to Paul Tough’s ‘Helping Children Succeed’

By: Barbara Chow. Paul Tough’s excellent book “Helping Children Succeed" sparks an important conversation about doing so to scale, a more realistic possibility now that ESSA has restored a degree of agency to state education systems.

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Beware the Iconography Trap of Personalized Learning: Rigor Matters

By: Betheny Gross. Supporting both rigor and personalization in the classroom is the key to the successful implementation of personalized learning. Here are how some schools are meeting both of these goals.

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