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Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Event Details

November 9, 2017

Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Bernadette Ortiz-Brewster, Ph.D.
, Executive Director, College Park Academy (MD)
Michael Comiskey
, Principal, Kettle Moraine Schools (WI)
Sheila Evans, Principal, Edenton-Chowan Public Schools (NC)

Mary Ann Wolf
, PhD, Director of Digital Learning Programs, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education

On November 9, 2017, Future Ready Schools® (FRS) held a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub, a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders.

The Alliance for Excellent Education defines personalized learning as “a student-centered approach designed to help all students develop a set of skills collectively known as the deeper learning competencies. These skills include thinking critically, using knowledge and information to solve complex problems, working collaboratively, communicating effectively, learning how to learn, and developing academic mindsets.”

The implementation of personalized learning requires changes in the way districts and schools utilize instructional time and design learning spaces. In this webinar, panelists shared experiences on how their districts shifted to digital as well as unique approaches to transforming learning into a personalized experience that engages students and improves their outcomes. Panelists explained how they responded to student needs by rethinking, redesigning, and transitioning learning spaces. They also addressed questions submitted by online viewers.

Support for this webinar is provided in part by Pearson.

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Please direct questions concerning the webinar to If you are unable to watch the webinar live, an archived version will be available in FRS Hub shortly after the event airs.

Future Ready Schools® (FRS) is a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington, DC–based national policy, practice, and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, particularly those traditionally underserved, graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship. /

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