The Year in Personalized Learning: 2017 in Review

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, states like Vermont and Rhode Island, and companies such as AltSchool all generated headlines about personalized learning in 2017.

What we can learn from brand new educators

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Community Based Learning in Vermont: What’s going on?

4 lessons from a recent gathering On Friday, March 11, more than 50 participants from public and private schools, community education partners, and higher education […]

4 reasons to make the #vted twitter chat part of your PLN

Asynchronous, flexible & friendly professional development You’ve read the recaps, seen the hashtag fly by and maybe even dipped a toe in the #vted twitter chat […]

Act 77, Flexible Pathways and best middle level practices

Grappling with implementation In my current work with a number of Vermont middle schools, we have been trying to grapple with ways to tell the […]

Defining innovation in Vermont education

What do we mean when we talk about innovation in Vermont education? Recently, the #vted Twitter chat focused on innovation, and the conversation brought a mix […]

Augmented reality and student identity

Students explore the geography of self(ies) An innovative way for students to explore who they are happens in Lori Lisai’s classroom at Lamoille Union Middle […]

Tailoring the Emergent Project approach for middle school

Emergent Project approach works wonders in middle school An unexpected highlight of my days at the 2015 AMLE Conference in Columbus, Ohio was hearing from […]

What goes into measuring the success of edtech?

What does “quality” mean in assessing statewide digital efforts? The Foundation for Excellence in Education recently released its 2014 Digital Learning Report Card. According to […]

4 educators reflect on personalized learning

Setting goals for summer learning and beyond It’s Day 3 of the 2015 Middle Grades Institute, a gathering of more than 200 Vermont educators all […]

Making a difference with watershed science data

Students partner with local scientists in collecting, analyzing & disseminating water data A group of 6th and 7th grade students took a trip through the full […]

Student-made geology games

Putting a human face on science storytelling Lava flows down the halls of Main Street Middle School, in Montpelier, Vermont, and you must choose whether […]

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