The Power of Personalized Learning

increasing Student Agency

Why attend this session?

Using a personalized learning structure, help prepare students for what Dr. Scott McLeod calls the four big shifts happening in education: Higher Level Thinking, Student Agency, Authentic Work, and Digital Citizenship.

Instructors: Heather Ko and Dawn Donahue

Dates Offered = January 18 & February 1,2018 from 8a-3pm

Course Objectives

  • Increase student agency by shifting to a blended learning model built on the foundation of student ownership, personalization, targeted small group instruction, tight feedback loops, and real time data.
  • Teachers will have the opportunity to select their own pathways based on their unique goals. Some options include the Autonomous Learner Model/Individual Station Rotation, Flipped Learning, Real Time Data, Digital Tools.
  • Become a model in your building for how other teachers might try out blended learning models.


8:00-8:05 Welcome (sign in, open webpage)

8:05-8:45 Classroom Stir Discussion

8:45-9:30 Dream Board with Peer Coaching Group (Learning Objectives for Today) BL Rubric

9:30 - 9:35 Sharing our Experience

9:35- 11:00 Individual Work on Personal Learning Objective (take a break as necessary)

11:00-11:30 Peer Coaching Group Check in / Innedco Registration

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:00 Prizes / Ed Tech Spring PD / Lesson Refresh

1:00-3:00 Individual Work on Pathways and Sharing Our Experience Groups

3:00-3:30 Peer Coaching Group meeting/ Share out



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