Personalized Learning: Preparing High School Students to Create Their Futures
Edited by: Joseph DiMartino, John Clarke, and Denise Wolk
What does it mean to personalize learning in a high school? This book provides a roadmap and a rationale for educators embarking on the journey to create more personalized high schools. It highlights current initiatives aimed at personalizing learning and describes strategies and tools like personal learning plans, which allow students' talents and aspirations to guide their instruction. It also illustrates high school designs that engage students in democratic processes and provides information about making the systemic changes necessary to support personalized learning for all students. Written by practitioners with a practical interest in moving high schools toward personalization, this book will excite others to initiate reforms that enable ALL young adult learners to meet common standards while designing and pursuing unique pathways toward successful adulthoods.
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The Table of Contents lists all chapters in the book along with their author(s).
In the Introduction, Joe DiMartino, Director of Student Centered Learning at The Education Alliance, writes about the need for personalization.
In Chapter I, Elliot Washor, Co-founder of the MET school in Providence, RI describes the innovative Learning Through Internship (LTI) programs used at The MET.
Chapter 10 examines the systems changes and interactions that must occur in order to create the conditions for personalized learning.
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