Overcoming the ‘Immovable Mountains’

Overcoming the ‘Immovable Mountains’

As I am packing my bags (read: "throwing things that might eventually go into the bags into a large pile to be sifted through sometime between now and a 3 am trip to the airport where I will have coffee and a green chile sausage breakfast burrito and watch the sun come up over the Sandias in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which is not a bad way to start your day, by the way”) for a trip to the National Customized Learning Summit, I’ve been thinking about mountains.

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Defining a Changing Landscape: Can Our Language Keep Up with Our Learning Models?

Defining a Changing Landscape:  Can Our Language Keep Up with Our Learning Models?

Is it blended? Is it personalized? Is it customized? Sometimes, it seems as though our industry’s collective emphasis on the terminology of digital learning - on what it is - gets in the way of looking at characteristics of high-quality implementations in order to learn what is working instead.

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A Roadmap for Change: Moving Your Personalized Learning Program Forward

A Roadmap for Change:  Moving Your Personalized Learning Program Forward

The transformational promise of online, blended, and digital learning is far from realized in the vast majority of our classrooms, schools, and districts - and consequently, for our students as well. So what is holding us back from truly revolutionizing teaching and learning across our country?

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