Ch 5: Flexing Your Pathways

students in authentic learning opportunities? How is this experience showing flexible pathways for learning? Now tell us Take the quiz on flexible pathways! Designing flexible pathways for early adolescents Start…

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#vted Reads: Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades, with Penny Bishop

…giving them a way to manage all those idiosyncratic pathways, all these flexible pathways that students are now pursuing. How are we documenting those? How are we keeping track of…

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#vted Reads: The End of Average

flexible pathways portion of Act 77. And thinking about how we can help more students be successful by broadening the scope of pathways available to them. Emily: I think it…

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#vted Reads: We Got This, with Kathleen Brinegar

…that works without first listening to students. We can create as many flexible pathways as we want, but if they are not the flexible pathways that our students want, then…

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Chapter References

…PLP Pathways, 2018 Oh, the Challenges! Oh, the Possibilities! Jana Fabri-Sbardellati, VT Flexible Pathways Collaborative, 2018 Examples and Tools Phys Ed 2.0: More Learning, Less Suffering, Life LeGeros, Tarrant Institute,…

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Personalized Learning in Vermont

Implementation of personal learning plans (PLPs) around Vermont As Vermont works through the first year of implementing personalized learning and Act 77, Flexible pathways to secondary education completion (pdf) there…

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#vted Reads: Hey, Kiddo with Mike Hill

…with the impacts of addiction and mental illness. And we explore other themes: how to really see kids, the importance of representation in books, and the power of flexible pathways….

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Community Based Learning in Vermont: What’s going on?

…and in the morning work sessions, Act 77 was identified by name as supporting community-based education. CBL opportunities can definitely be part of students’ flexible pathways towards proficiency. Culturally, there…

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What I Learned at the Youth Climate Strike

…but in our education system, we have something called Act 77, legislation that provides students with more vigorous opportunities in personalized learning. With Act 77, students can explore flexible pathways

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2016 Middle Grades Institute

…eight different strands under the theme of Flexible Pathways for Young Adults. The eight strands are: Middle Grades Organization Middle Grades Curriculum Embedded Literacy in Middle Grades Brain-Based Education for…

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5.1 Engaging Pedagogies for All

…their own interests. These independent– but educator and community-supported– efforts can engage students and help them find flexible pathways and career possibilities. Now tell us Take a moment to introduce…

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Learning Goals

…meet the shared end goal. Clarity enables flexible pathways toward a shared outcome. How it fits into the proficiency-based education ecosystem: In proficiency-based learning environments, learning goals provide criteria for…

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Summative Assessment

…students to exercise voice and choice? Flexible pathways in proficiency-based learning Voice+choice=a better math classroom I co-design design summative assessments with learners that encourages them to create multiple forms of…

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21st Century Classroom

…excited with boundless energy for the school day…And what if I told you it was grounded in the most powerful forms of pedagogy: personalization, proficiency based education and flexible pathways?…

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3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont

What do the Global Goals sound like in action? The three Essex Middle School students who delivered the keynote address at the 2nd annual Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability conference spoke…

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All about service learning

…there’s an invasive species group in a school that I work in. They end up coordinating with all these different community groups. They see what adult pathways could look like…

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“The Culture Code”, with Bill Rich

…have some together workshops. If somebody may need some flexible pathways, a little slower. If teachers really experience that happening for them, they’d be like, yeah, this is the way…

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Randolph students turn digital audio producers with PBL

Flexible pathways in digital music We had a chance to hear from student digital audio producers at Randolph Union High School, in Randolph VT. They, along with innovative educator Raymond…

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What goes into measuring the success of edtech?

…in personalized learning that that is what spurred Act 77 and the Personalized Learning Plan Mandate? A little background on Act 77 In 2013 the Vermont Legislator passed the “Flexible

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Personalizing Vermont’s education system

…both these events, one of the hottest topics was personalized learning. As Vermont moves to implement Act 77, Flexible pathways to secondary education completion (pdf) there ‘s a lot of…

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Ch 7: PLPs & Proficiency-Based Assessment

…formative assessment, summative assessment, and meaningful instruction! At Shelburne Community School, in Shelburne VT, educator Sam Nelson combines the ideas behind flexible pathways in proficiency-based learning as he and his…

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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

…and storytelling support to educators. We believe that effective personalized learning is possible; it depends on personal learning plans (PLPs), flexible pathways for learning, and proficiency-based education, implemented school-wide. We…

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Ch 4: Starting with the Learner Profile

…the learner profile You got {{userScore}} out of {{maxScore}} correct {{title}} {{image}} {{content}} Let’s go Next, we review a few engaging pedagogies that help our students explore flexible pathways.  …

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Steven Netcoh, Postdoctoral Associate

…where he studied personalized learning and flexible pathways in Vermont secondary schools. He has also focused on supporting students’ transitions to college academics through his teaching with the Upward Bound…

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