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Success Strategies For Personalization

by Meghan Bogardus Cortez

EdTech Focus on K-12

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Q&A: Stephanie Shaw Creates Personalized Learning with Technology

Personalization is a hot topic in the education world because it increases student agency and empowers them to learn in their own way. At Mooresville Intermediate School, fourth grade teacher Stephanie Shaw has seen increased engagement — and improved test scores — in her class since adding personalization to the way she teaches.

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Making Learning Personal

Personalized learning has been a focus in education for long enough for some best practices to begin emerging. Here, one fourth grade teacher shares her success strategies for engaging students and boosting learning. She’s found some simple ways to use readily available technology tools to help her—and her students—manage the learning process. How could your students benefit from personalized learning?

Disparities between learners can be a challenge for teachers. Engaging students in personalized learning can help them gain more control over the learning process and help teachers better monitor and assess outcomes. Technology has made it easier to capture data at the point of learning, both inside classrooms and online.