If high achievement for each student is the goal of reform, then personalization is an essential ingredient.

Personalization provides learning that is based on student experience and learning style with a supportive instructional environment that brings a sense of belonging to the school and encourages students to take ownership of their own learning. The outcome of this process is improved student learning.

Crafting a Culture of Personalization
Watch personalization at work, in every sense of the word. When students embark on academic internships, they experience firsthand just how their education prepares them to accomplish real-world projects. Those projects, in turn, help shape their academic and professional futures. View Transcript
Personalization Through Advisory
See how school leaders implement advisory so that students know that the leaders are not only on their side, but also on their case. Learn how Menominee Indian Middle School’s “Reach and Teach” advisory program nurtures student growth. View Transcript
Community and Personalized Engagement
How can a school, college and student benefit simultaneously? Learn how a school can foster ties with a community college district that bolsters the school’s mission to provide students with greater resources and a more personalized education. View Transcript

Collaborative Activities

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Personalization through Customization

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Reclaiming Personalization!

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Personalization Consensus

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Developmentally Appropriate Personalization

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Personalizing Your School

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