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Deeper Learning Digest: How personalized learning puts students at the center of education

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July 11, 2014 04:32 pm

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The ‘Deeper Learning Digest’ is a bi-weekly roundup of articles, blog posts, and other content around deeper learning. Make sure to add High School Soup to your RSS feed to stay up-to-date on all deeper learning news. Please be sure to follow @deeperlearning on Twitter for more on deeper learning.


“A system that was designed over 120 years ago just is not capable of giving today’s students the supports they need to succeed, in school and in life.” Jim Rickabaugh, Director of the Institute @ CESA #1 and former Superintendent of the Whitefish Bay Schools in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin discusses how personalized learning puts students at the center of education. Learning Deeply

Students at Monument Mountain Regional School got the chance to break the education mold, taking flying lessons for science as educators opted for more self-directed curriculum choice. Check out student and teacher reactions:

If you think apprenticeships and one-room school house learning is a thing of the past – think again. Parts of those old school learning techniques can actually aid students in 21st century competency-based learning. Learning Deeply

States, districts, and schools need to spread and scale student-centered learning so that all students are allowed to maximize their potential via community-based networks of collaboration Learning Deeply

Alan November, international leader in education technology, believes learning shouldn’t be a guessing game – unless it’s teaching students useful problem solving skills with students leading the way during their own learning experience. Getting Smart

 

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