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Murphy, Marilyn, Ed.; Redding, Sam, Ed.; Twyman, Janet S., Ed. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
The "Handbook on Innovations in Learning", published in 2014, responded to a call by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to "leverage the innovation and ingenuity this nation is known for to create programs and projects that every school can implement to succeed." In December 2015, passage of the "Every Student Succeeds…
Descriptors: Guides, Individualized Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Individual Characteristics
Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
This Solution-Finding Report provides references and information requested on the topic of inservice teachers finding it difficult to implement, or resisting, curricular innovation. Many of the citations in this bibliography also deal with ways to overcome these difficulties and this resistance. Solution-finding Reports are intended to provide a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Resistance to Change
Tincani, Matt; Twyman, Janet S. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
Student engagement is critical to academic success. High-Active Student Response (ASR) teaching techniques are an effective way to improve student engagement and are an important component of evidence-based practice. High-ASR teaching strategies accompany important assumptions: (1) ASR is an alterable variable; (2) teachers can increase ASR in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Reaction, Responses, Teaching Methods
Layng, Joe; Redding, Sam – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
This field report is the seventh in a series produced by the Center on Innovations in Learning's League of Innovators. The series describes, discusses, and analyzes policies and practices that enable personalization in education. This report introduces sessions from the "Conversations with Innovators" event held at Temple University,…
Descriptors: Minimum Competencies, Minimum Competency Testing, Measurement Techniques, Academic Standards
Sota, Melinda S.; Mahon, Karen – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
This field report is the eighth in a series produced by the Center on Innovations in Learning's League of Innovators. The series describes, discusses, and analyzes policies and practices that enable personalization in education. This report introduces sessions from the "Conversations with Innovators" event held at Temple University, June…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Empowerment, School Choice
Baker, Ryan; Twyman, Janet S. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
This field report is the ninth in a series produced by the Center on Innovations in Learning's League of Innovators. The series describes, discusses, and analyzes policies and practices that enable personalization in education. This report introduces sessions from the "Conversations with Innovators" event held at Temple University, June…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Educational Improvement
Redding, Sam – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2015
This issue in the "Connect" series is a field report that discusses how a student's personal competencies--cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, and social/emotional--propel learning and other forms of goal attainment. These personal competencies are personal to the individual in their shape, size, and effect, but they are enhanced by…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Competence, Guidelines, Metacognition
Page, Stephen F., Ed. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2015
This second issue of "Connect" highlights innovative teaching as practiced by teachers and administrators in Michigan schools as they seek to provide greater personalization for every student's learning. Nicholas Provenzano and Ben Gilpin give field reports from their schools, which have implemented a version of 20-Time--a concept…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
Rickabaugh, Jim – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2015
This issue is in response to Janet Twyman's brief, "Competency-Based Education: Supporting Personalized Learning" in the "Connect: Making Learning Personal" series. The discussion in Twyman's brief stopped short of being explicit regarding the aspect of personalized learning that Wisconsin's education innovation lab, the…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Competency Based Education, Capacity Building, Educational Practices
Taege, Jeffrey; Krauter, Krista; Lees, Jonathan – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2015
This field report is the third in a series produced by the Center on Innovations in Learning's League of Innovators. The series describes, discusses, and analyzes policies and practices that enable personalization in education. Issues of the series will present either issue briefs or, like this one, field reports on lessons learned by…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Learning Problems, Emotional Disturbances, English Language Learners
Twyman, Janet S. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
This issue brief is the first in a series produced by the Center on Innovations in Learning's League of Innovators. The series will describe, discuss, and analyze policies and practices that enable personalization in education. Topics should be of particular interest to state education agencies and district and school personnel. This first issue…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Individualized Instruction, Learner Controlled Instruction, Student Centered Curriculum
Mahon, Karen – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
Students' access to smartphones continues to grow. Use of tablets and e-readers continues to grow in the classroom. Whenever a large purchase of mobile devices is made for education, the very next question asked is, "Now what?" It is the planning for and using of the devices as part of an overall approach to the curriculum, locally, that…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Expenditures, State Departments of Education
Redding, Sam – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
Personal competencies--cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, and social/emotional--are applied by students in learning (mastery of knowledge and skills). These competencies are both acquired through learning and applied in the learning process. Personalized learning--a promising approach to education made practical by advances in…
Descriptors: Competence, Mastery Learning, Individualized Instruction, Learner Controlled Instruction
Redding, Sam – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
A chief purpose of schooling is for students to master the knowledge and skills contained in the curriculum. Schools, however, can also intentionally build personal competencies that are necessary for students' success in school, the purposeful navigation of life's challenges, and the pursuit of personal interests and ambitions. A personal…
Descriptors: Competence, Capacity Building, Mastery Learning, Prior Learning
Redding, Sam – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2014
Parents seek for their children "something other" than what they usually expect them to acquire through the regular school program, and they turn to extracurricular activities and out-of-school experiences to find it. Teachers know that each student brings to a learning task a "something other"--certain attributes that affect…
Descriptors: Competence, Skill Development, Mastery Learning, Metacognition
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