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In the second part of her series, Diana Lebeaux shows how educators can bring both personalized PD and collaborative teams into practice.
When combined, personalized professional development and professional learning communities can transform the ways teacher learn and develop in their careers.
As a movement, personalized learning holds great promise. In short, audacity need not be the enemy of the practical. By drastically reshaping our ideal schools to better represent the “educational hubs” that support personalization, we open more possibilities than we close.
“We have to be willing to do the harder, more frightening thing: we need to let go.”
This starting point jump-starts an exploration of real possibilities and allows change leaders to bypass the belief that a flexible schedule “can’t be done”.
Massachusetts Personalized Learning Network coach, Diana Lebeaux, and design team members, Alec Resnick and Kevin Brill, argue that innovative school design requires a carefully-combined mix of experience, inspiration, and sheer gumption.
Question 2 was voted down by a wide margin on November 8th, but now is not the time to become complacent. Moving forward, we need to work harder than ever to ensure that our public schools are equity-minded spaces for all children.