In case you are just skimming this blog post: Ben Wilkoff is looking for a new job! If that got your attention and you would like to read further, let me tell you a little story. Two years ago I signed on to lead the Blended and Personalized Learning work …
Charles Dukes, program director for PWR in Aurora Public Schools, delves into how students can better identify their needs, create a plan to solve for them, and how we can support those plans within a school district.
David West, a leader in counseling services in Aurora Public Schools, dives into the ways that we can best support the whole child within our learning environments.
Daniel P Sandoval, a leader for Postsecondary Workforce Readiness in APS, digs into what tools he needs for impacting learning for kids as well as how we can all be more passionate about our work with kids.
Carrie M Rubida, Ed Tech Coach for our early learners in Aurora Public Schools, tackles the ways in which she is continually challenging herself to do better by kids and teachers.
Jennifer Gutierrez, leader of ESS in Aurora Public Schools, asks how we can better have an impact with district-level work with teachers and students. She tackles how all students can have a plan to support their learning, whether it is with advanced learning or remediation.
Program Director for Library Services in APS, Jan Novak, asks important questions about literacy and access to classroom resources. She also dives into the ways in which we leverage digital texts for learning.
Joelle Warsh, technology teacher and coach at Boston Elementary, discusses the real purpose behind using tech in classrooms and the best ways for teachers to find time for learning from and with children in the process.
Marcelina Rivera, Chief of Staff for Aurora Public Schools, discusses what truly inspires children to learn and teachers to teach. She also questions the ways in which we can use all of the resources and relationships at our disposal to support learners. “Learning is a relationship…”
Ran Jung, Principal of APS Online HS, defines Blended and Personalized Learning and the ways in which relationships between teachers and students can provide for better opportunities for learning. She also goes into the ways in which we might better “write our own story” with celebrations.