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The potential of personalized learning for communities

What’s Possible with Personalized Learning? An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities

February 2017. This paper is designed to inform schools, families and communities about the potential of personalized learning. This report describes why personalized learning matters and shows what personalized learning looks like in schools for teachers and for students.   Through case studies, this paper illustrates what personalized learning looks like in practice, provides examples of teachers…


Smart Cities: Next Gen Learning at Scale

January 2015. On Wednesday, January 14th, iNACOL hosted a Leadership Webinar with Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart. Tom led an interactive discussion about Smart Cities and next generation learning – what's working and how do we foster more? Tom's latest book, "Smart Cities That Work for Everyone," stems from a two year investigation project launched to discover…


NACSA Viewpoint: Authorizing Online Learning

August 2011. Online learning is growing by 40% annually and creating new full- and part-time options for students and families. However, most charter school legislation, drafted in the early 1990s, is not inclusive to online learning opportunities. This paper addresses 3 key questions that state policymakers and authorizers need to answer: Who will operate and authorize online…