July 13, 2017

Personalized learning: Innovation? Or mere invention?

By: Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer   Time will tell… I believe that one of the most useful definitions of innovation comes from the US Department of Education. It’s a particularly good definition because it considers […]
June 22, 2017
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The 2 things educators should read this summer

By: Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Introduction As many of us prepare for summer reading, I have been asked once again to make some recommendations. The list we compiled last year remains relevant, but I would […]
June 1, 2017

Why student agency already exists

By: Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer A familiar definition In previous blog posts, I have advanced the U.S. Department of Education’s definition of personalized learning, which asserts that the approach is made up of the following […]
May 4, 2017

Is there really anything new about personalized learning?

By: Gene Kerns, Ed.D., Vice President and Chief Academic Officer   A definition As I have previously discussed, one of the most useful definitions of personalized learning comes from the U.S. Department of Education. It reads as follows: Personalized learning […]