The U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition places an absolute priority on personalization. However, creating a student-centered learning environment that strengthens deeper learning competencies—mastering core academic content, thinking critically, solving complex problems, and communicating effectively—can be a challenge for school districts. As districts draft their applications for the RTT-D competition, some may be struggling to incorporate personalization and deeper learning concepts.
On Thursday, October 4, from 4:00 –5:00 p.m. (ET), the Alliance for Excellent Education will host a webinar that will provide practical suggestions for designing new school models that exemplify deeper learning and personalization. Webinar panelists include Bethany Little, managing partner at America Achieves; Scott Palmer, managing partner at EducationCounsel; Ross Wiener, vice president and executive director of the Education and Society Program at the Aspen Institute; and Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia. They will discuss how districts can create a framework for implementing deeper learning and personalization and capture these concepts in their application.
To register for the webinar and ask questions of the panelists, visit http://media.all4ed.org/registration-oct-4-2012.