Wonder

How many of our kids walk into the classroom and wonder what they are going to build or create today? How many of them wonder at the solutions they come up with to complex problems? How many of them wonder at the process of learning and growth each day? Is …

Welcome

It is now officially the 2017-18 school year as teachers come back across the district! With a new school year comes a new website for Personalized Learning as we shift from EdTech to PL. Find out more about what this means here: http://pl.aurorak12.org Future Ready Principals The Future Ready Principal …

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

What do you mean by personalized learning? Helpful resources… While I think the resources shared here are truly wonderful, the broader point is even more important: personalized learning requires a belief in student-centered classrooms and schools. How Pineapple Charts Revolutionize Professional Development Inviting fellow teachers into your classroom can be …

No Waiting Necessary

Why Believing in Your Students Matters Our expectations for students matter. I like the way research and personal experience are woven together. Definitely worth a read. Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most? Everyone having ‘a personalized plan’ isn’t so far fetched in our context. Here …

Words Work

How I Present Some great advice for both student and adult presentations from the always on point, Dan Meyer. The Digital Day in the Life of a Teacher I really like ‘day in the life’ stories from teachers, leaders, and learners. They can help us to notice and name the …