Personalized instruction seeks to understand every student’s unique developmental level, learning style, passions, skills, and foundational knowledge.
Project Week: St. Francis of Assisi Academy, Slave Lake, AB – Grades 7-12
This video illustrates one school’s approach to implementing a school wide Project Week from Grades 7-12.
When the Switch Turns On – Joanne Schoneck, Nora Weston-Stuart
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016
Changing Systems to Personalize Learning – Introduction to the Personalization Workshops
Changing Systems to Personalize Learning – Teaching Each Student
Changing Systems to Personalize Learning – Personalized Learning
Northern Zone Wiki
Northern Alberta has created this digital space for sharing tools and continuing conversations within their zone.
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Southern Zone Wiki
Rocky View School Division has developed a resource and collaboration area that includes articles, videos, examples of how schools created conditions for change and a collaboration area.
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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement
Hear what these students had to say to their teacher about what engages them as learners.
Letting Go of the Reins to Allow for Student Self-Advocacy
The best gift we can offer students is the ability to know what they need, to articulate what they know and how best to ask for help.
Student Ownership of Education: Practicing Democracy in Schools ~ Jonathan Scott
To succeed, students need to do more than pay attention in class. They need to flourish. We cannot be satisfied with any less.
The Architecture of Ownership ~ Adam Fletcher
How can schools build a climate that takes students beyond mere engagement and into ownership of their learning? This article identifies four roles for students.
Student Disengagement: It’s Deeper Than You Think ~ Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski
American schools are failing to meet the expectations of a wide swath of students, many of them in low-income and rural communities. What’s needed is a new pact putting student expectations at its center.
Why High Schoolers Should Be in Charge: Sam Levin at TEDx Talks
- Students creating their own alternative school, what a concept!
- Student engagement, responsibility, empowerment and ownership at its best!
- Students contributing to society, students being the stewards of the earth!
This is Genius – Ryan Lotocki
I Am Seventeen – Kate Simonds