EdSurge Article Outlines the First Steps for Switching to a Personalized Learning Environment

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An article published on edsurge.com describes the strategies used by Weber School District to transform their traditional learning environment into one that delivers personalized learning.

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The article provides advice on how best to take the first steps toward personalized learning.

An article detailing the strategies used by Weber School District in Ogden, Utah, to implement a blended personalized learning environment has been published on edsurge.com, an online education technology resource and community.

The strategies described in the article are meant to guide education leaders who are considering making the switch from a traditional classroom to a personalized learning environment. To this end, the article provides advice on how best to take the first steps in that transformation.

The first step for Weber has been to establish a single-school pilot called Weber Innovation High School, which will open its doors in August of this year. For help in supporting personalized learning at Innovation High, Weber has turned to School Improvement Network, a company with extensive experience in working with K-12 schools. The high school will use the company’s Edivate Learn platform, a next-generation learning system that includes digital content from providers such as Accelerate Learning, Pearson, and Khan Academy. The platform also features tools that allow users to create individualized learning paths for each student. In addition to the Edivate Learn platform, School Improvement Network will provide training for both teachers and administrators to enable the transformation.

To read the EdSurge article detailing the steps that Weber School District is taking in its transformation to personalized learning, click here.

About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed Edivate, a personalized professional learning solution for educators. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in Edivate produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 18 percent in a single year when compared to neighboring schools. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts around the world, and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.

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