Objective post from Dan Meyer about the perils of personalized learning – or how some people define it. Leaves off the idea of agency and empowering students to be curios or to explore their passions. I agree with Dan that this is more individualized than personalized.
In this research, we define “innovative teaching” as instruction that is designed to promote 21st century capacities such as collaboration, problem-solving, self-regulation of learning activities, and the use of technology to support deeper learning.
technology use is not seen as an end in itself; rather, it is an essential enabler of a pedagogical vision
Innovative teaching doesn’t necessarily pervade the school environment.
we found more variation in teaching practices among teachers in the same school than (on average) across schools.