I started working in education as a reading tutor in Los Angeles during my sophomore year in college. I was shocked by the different
In my work at Education Elements, I focus on changing organizational culture and structures to support innovation and collaboration in and across
On a personal note, I grew up in rural southern Oregon and care deeply about rural education. I currently live in Denver with my husband and our succulent collection.
Since that time the framework has been used in hundreds of schools and districts around the country, downloaded more than 2,000 times, and leveraged as an invaluable tool to help teams articulate their strengths and areas of need when it comes to designing, launching, and scaling personalized learning.
Why Do Personalized Learning Districts Need To Think Differently About Curriculum And Digital Content?
Over the past five years we’ve seen districts shift from a narrow focus on blended learning (the integration of technology with face-to-face instruction) to a broader focus on personalized learning
This white paper is meant to provide context around why the framework was created, provide sample activities for using the framework, and, most importantly, share stories of how schools and districts have utilized the framework to make transformational changes in teaching and learning.
In conversations about education, we often focus on the large, urban districts that we all hear and read about. We know New York City DOE, Los Angeles USD, Houston ISD, but we often forget about the specific needs of rural communities that make up 57% of our school districts nationwide and serve more than 49 million students.