$8.00 [2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]
Course Number: #02-859
A school where students are motivated to learn and are engaged in mastering challenging learning goals matched to their skills and interests is appealing to students, educators, parents, and community members. The purpose of this continuing education course, developed using material from the Center on Innovations in Learning, is to discuss the advantages of developing a system of personalized learning and the benefits of designing models in which teachers and students co-design instruction. In addition, the components, benefits, and challenges of The Flipped Model of Blended Learning are presented as well as how it can be used as a path to personalization. Action principles for states, districts, and schools as they develop a personalized learning system are also summarized.
1. Identify the benefits of developing a system of personalized learning and the advantages of designing models in which teachers and learners co-design instruction.
2. Discuss strategies to assist teachers and learners in setting learning goals in a personalized system and linking these goals with educational standards.
3. Describe how activities can be selected to help achieve learning goals and the role teachers play in coaching students as they make informed choices about instructional features and methods.
4. Summarize action principles for states, districts, and schools as they develop a personalized learning system.
5. Outline the components of The Flipped Model of Blended Learning and how it can be used as a path to personalization.
6. Describe the value and advantages of flipped learning as well as drawbacks and challenges.