Everyone is talking about personalized learning, but just what do we mean when we use this term.
As a starting point, the B.C. Ministry of Education offers this description:
Personalized Learning takes a structured and responsive approach, providing experiences that enable students and their parents to make choices around the what, when and where to learning.
It strengthens the link between learning and teaching by actively engaging students and their parents as partners in learning.
iNET the International Networking for Educational Transformation which boasts over 5000 member schools in close to 40 countries, offers their own description:
Personalised learning is the challenge to meet more of the needs of more students more fully than has been achieved in the past.
It is about ensuring that more students achieve their full potential during their school years and are better prepared for lifelong learning.
It is concerned with a transformation of education and schooling that is fit for citizens in the 21st century.
While these are a helpful starting place do others have thoughts or ideas they could add?