November 23, 2016

How can we make sense of personalized learning?

By Gene Kerns, EdD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer   The challenge of a common definition Though conversations about personalization and/or individualization abound, there remains shockingly little agreement on a definition. Many conversations take on a “kitchen sink” dynamic […]
February 27, 2017

Sparking student growth with personalized learning

One of the many benefits of a learning data solution is the support it provides teachers to help personalize learning for every student. “Personalized learning refers to instruction in which the pace of learning and the instructional approach are optimized […]
May 4, 2017

Is there really anything new about personalized learning?

By Gene Kerns, EdD, 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 […]
June 1, 2017

Why student agency already exists

By Gene Kerns, EdD, 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 […]