#vted Reads: The End of Average

…have made Taylor and Thorndike’s hair curl, but that just might explain why proficiency-based learning is so important to keep pursuing in Vermont schools. This is Vermont Ed Reads, books…

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#vted Reads: Hemingway, with Elijah Hawkes

…ways. The past couple of years we’ve had what we call The Project-Based Learning Lab at Randolph Union which we staff with an administrator who supports teachers in designing courses…

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#vted Reads: We Got This, with Kathleen Brinegar

…is none of those elements of personalized learning — proficiency-based assessment, personalized learning plans, flexible pathways — none of that works without first listening to students. We can create as…

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4 ways students are tackling the UN’s Global Goals in Vermont

…Sustainability”. Held in September and May, this event helps scaffold students in taking on meaningful project-based learning based on the Global Goals. Toland and Halman, who are both are deeply…

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#vted Reads: Dive Into Inquiry

…to guide learning and personalized learning is that students play different roles too. It’s different than answering questions for a teacher, say. Or doing a project as defined by the…

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…apps (2) Place-Based Learning (3) Project-Based Learning (30) Getting On The PBL Highway (6) Real World PBL (6) Teaming (2) co-teaching (1) Trauma-Informed Education(2) Ideas for Parents (6) Identity (2)…

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2.2 Avoid the Pitfalls!

…know what they are interested in, or what kind of goals they want to set. Start with engaging learning like identity projects or project-based learning. Then invite students to reflect…

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Personalized STEM learning at Essex High School

…working toward digital portfolios, project-based learning and community internships. The STEM Academy is joining a tradition of interest-based academies at Essex, which already includes opportunities for self-guided studies in writing,…

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Getting personal about systemic equity in Vermont education

…while applying punitive measures to schools based on students’ aggregate performance. We have been largely mired in deficit-based policy that is ineffective for spurring transformation and generally demoralizing. That’s the…

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#vted Reads: The Benefits of Being an Octopus

…opportunity to go into the schools within our district and work with the teachers to implement project-based learning, proficiency-based education, place-based learning, technology and student-centered learning. So that’s what I…

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Lessons Learned from Learning Lab VT

…the project at the front of a project-based learning experience increase personalization for students?   Lab Report Culminating Video Reflection Post: This Is Really Scary (And I’ve Never Been More…

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Stephanie Zuccarello Learning Lab 1.0

…students to this type of learning need practice personalizing their learning in content area assignments Below, is an example of how students participated in the process of learning by having…

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How to make real, sustainable change in the Northeast Kingdom

…the Kingdom each day. This project-based learning packs a punch By using project-based learning as a framework for Burke Town School’s Global Goals, educator Morgan Moore provided students with elements…

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