Differentiated, Personalized, or Personal?

A few years ago I decided to switch my word choice from differentiated to personalized learning. The switch was made because I found that some teachers were differentiating their lesson plans when they didn’t yet know who their students were. In other words they were planning for a higher group and a lower group or […]

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Personal Learning

Will Richardson in a recent blog, Personalizing Flipped Engagement, has us consider the terms personalized, flipped, and engagement individually and then combined. First Richardson explores the difference between personalized and personal: [“Personalized” learning is something that we do to kids; “personal” learning is something they do for themselves.] In a world where technology provides abundance, […]

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