This week, Matt and Courtney tackle the issue of homework. How does it work, how do we make it better, more useful? How do we get kids to actually do their homework? Let's discuss... let us know on Twitter @plearnmc @belolanc @eatsleepstats and on Facebook @plearnmc. www.plearnmc.com Learning is not a worksheet! Check out Matt and Courtney's with Matt Lunt here:
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Matt and Courtney return with a new season that will make you think. They start this week with some thoughts about creating culture in the classroom/school/whatever. Give them feedback on Facebook or Twitter at @plearnmc! Also, you can follow Courtney at @belolanc or Matt at @eatsleepstats. Visit our parking lot at plearnmc.com.
This week, Matt and Courtney take on the end of the year. Why does the end of the year have to be the end? Some tips to help make the learning and the summer feel seamless heading into the fall.
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Read Courtney's full blogpost at https://sites.google.com/kidsrsu.org/professionallearning/blog/6518?authuser=0
This week, Matt reflects on his trip to the FutureNowEDU conference at Design39Campus in Poway, California. He talks with Courtney about his experiences, his discussion with kids, and an interview with Tanvi, a social-5th grade learner at D39.
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This week, Matt and Courtney talk about reflection at the end of the year, and how it can be used to spur things on a bit quicker when moving to a personalized model of education.
This week, Matt and Courtney talk about what choice looks like in a primary classroom. Odds are you are already doing MOST of what needs to happen. Here are some ideas on how to make your classroom complete. Follow us on Twitter @plearnmc and at our website www.plearnmc.com!
This week, Matt & Courtney talk about personalized learning in the PreK world. Short answer - yes, it can happen, and should.
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This week, Matt & Courtney answer questions about how to improve and learn things around personalized learning! There is a long list of courses, conferences, books, advice - all of which can be found at plearnmc.com or on Twitter/Facebook (also at plearnmc).
Can Personalized Learning Happen in Public Schools?
This week, Matt and Courtney talk about whether or not personalized learning can happen in schools. We talk about the bills in the Maine Legislature to delay and/or repeal the law requiring proficiency-based diplomas, and what that means for the movement. How do we respond to talk (by opponents of changing the way we do school) that test scores aren't improving like we said they would? Did we say that? What IS the point of changing to personalized learning? Here's one of many discussions to come.
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This week, Matt & Courtney talk about what standardized testing has to do with personalized learning. So many reasons about why standardized testing isn't useful for personalized learning.
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