Personalized learning means getting the
right student the right learning experiences and the right content, at just the
Personalized learning is a student-centered, customized
learning model that addresses the diversity of a student’s background and needs
and sets high expectations for all students. This may entail a formalized plan
and process that requires students to set learning goals based on personal,
academic, and career interests with the close support of adult mentors that
include teachers, parents, and other members of the community.
Where can I find out more about personalized learning in
A glossary of personalized learning terms
has been released.
is an instructional approach that contributes to a system of personalized
learning. Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, districts in Kentucky are
embarking on a competency education pilot program.
The Kentucky Innovation Lab Network
is a hub for best practices in personalized learning.
Where can I see personalized
learning in action?
In Kentucky: Districts
Outside Kentucky: Exemplar
How do I know if my district is ready for personalized learning?
Before your school or district begins implementing any
new approach to personalized learning, a planning and reflection period should
take place. Are we ready to effectively implement new approaches? Are
our resources aligned to make new approaches successful? Are we doing
innovation for the sake of innovation?
If you feel ready for a deeper dive into exploring a
system of personalization, see KnowledgeWorks’ District
Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning.
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