Lots of amazing things happen when we reflect upon our history and find the whole story of how we got to this very moment. What are you reflecting upon?
There are a lot of claims made about personalized learning, what it is and isn’t. To some, it is an algorithm making decisions rather than a teacher. To others (and to us) it is the student knowing who they are as a learner and making choices in the classroom based upon that knowledge. This post is context for people who believe the former.
This article is all about taking a step back and thinking about why student agency matters. Why does it matter to you? What is your theory of action?