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From the Editor: A Critical Look at the Evolution, and Future, of Personalized Learning

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
Personalized learning is not sweeping through schools, as some would have you believe. But the trend has now entered the K-12 mainstream, and its expansion is quickening.
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Students Pinpoint Their Academic Needs in Georgia District

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
The Henry County, Ga., school system refashioned its personalized learning strategy after determining the original plan was overly fixated on the use of technology.
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Q&A: Lessons Learned From Next Generation Learning Challenges

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
The deputy director of the NGLC talks about how personalized learning has evolved and what looms ahead for districts pursuing this approach.
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Personalized Learning: What Does the Research Say?

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
The U.S. Department of Education has given half a billion dollars to districts that embrace the trend, but little research exists on its impact.
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Online Gaming Platform Aims to Teach Social and Emotional Skills

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
But the idea that digital tools can benefit students’ social-emotional development is controversial, with critics claiming children are already spending too much time online.
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Eighth Graders Use Web App to Identify Their Character Strengths

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
The students said the results that the web app Happify generated for each of them confirmed some thoughts they had about themselves.
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'Red Flags' to Look for When Evaluating Personalized Learning Products

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
Educators are asking tougher questions to sort the real personalized learning potential from the empty promises of some ed-tech products and services.
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Checking Up on Personalized Learning Pioneers

Education Week - October 18, 2016 - 5:29pm
The trend to individualize education has evolved at a gradual pace, as shown by a look back at some stories from several years ago.
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Teaching Seventh Graders in a ‘Total Mess’ of an Election Season

Education News from NY Times - October 18, 2016 - 7:55am
In Wisconsin, a crucial swing state, one teacher has aimed for civility in class, but has struggled to discuss the shocking tone of the presidential race.
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Obama touts education record at D.C.’s Banneker High School

Education News from Washington Post - October 18, 2016 - 1:00am
The national high school graduation rate is up, and D.C. made greater gains than any state.
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