Playlists Alone Don’t Equal Personalized Learning

In my most recent school role, I was tasked with leading our school’s transition to personalized learning. Our staff saw incredible potential in using technology in thoughtful ways to meet the needs of every student. We installed carts, purchased softwares, held numerous professional development sessions, and even hired consultants to help—all with the intent of …

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Why Growth Mindset Isn’t Working in Schools…Yet

The incredible research by Carol Dweck and her colleagues on the power of mindset in learning has become pervasive in education. The concept of growth mindset shows that contrary to popular belief, people aren’t born smart. Instead, we become smart as a result of hard work, productive effort, and feedback. The idea is quickly gaining traction. In a recent national …