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Ms. Hanson, Ms. Madan and I are training to learn more about Personalized Learning.
A personalized classroom contains 4 main flavors which can be achieved via various ingredients below. It considers the whole child, allows students to own their own learning, has the goal of working toward mastery of distinct skill goals, and allows students choice in pace and content.
This list of Ingredients is what that looks like in a classroom.
Which of these would you like try adding to YOUR classroom recipe? Check the bulleted list out below and try adding one at a time as you feel comfortable.
Whole Child looks like...
Some of these you are already doing, some may seem intriguing (try those first!) some may seem daunting (don't try them yet) and some may seem impossible (they're not!)
ALL of them will increase student motivation and learning in your room. printable list below if you want to check a few off and see how it goes.
Sign up in MyTalent to receive 1 CEU Literacy credit for participating in Ms. Barone's Faculty meeting PDs this school year.
That's it! Happy learning! See Lisa Gurthie or email her if you have any trouble registering.
418792 LIT 497 Professional Development Readings Discussion Groups
Piedmont teachers will meet monthly on Wednesdays to discuss PD topic research reading assignments. Students arrive with completed readings and written annotations, ready to discuss each professional development topic aligned with the multi-year ILT strategies of close reading, writing, text-based Academic Conversations, and text- dependent questions (TDQ). Resources and materials will be ILT aligned professional development readings, group members, and note-taking and annotation supplies including Google Drive and other web tools. Credit will be issued upon completion and submission of assignments, group meeting notes which include written growth reflections and knowledge gleaned from the wrap up presentations.
This blog is a compendium of District and Piedmont -specific PD opportunities, trainings, and notes.