From the Back Cover
Praise for LEARNING PERSONALIZED
"Everyone talks about personalization as a goal but few people have visualized what it can realistically mean. This book helps us move beyond platitudes toward schooling that really honors learners' right to a personalized education."
Grant Wiggins,, president, Authentic Education
"This important book helps educators go beyond 'personalized learning' as a buzzword to make it a reality in every classroom. An essential tool for every teacher."
Tony Wagner, author of The Global Achievement Gap and Creating Innovators
"What a timely book! Educators are struggling with how to make a jump from the more traditional curriculum to one that fosters innovation, collaboration, and rigorous thinking."
Bena Kallick, educational consultant; cofounder and director, Institute for Habits of Mind
"In the 21st Century, every student needs to be self-directed and self-managed. That's why the time for 'personalized learning' has finally come."
Ken Kay, chief executive officer, EdLeader21; founding president, Partnership for 21st Century Skills; co'author, with Valerie Greenhill, of The Leader's Guide to 21st Century Education: 7 Steps for Schools and Districts
"For educators who want to invest in personalized learning to more deeply engage and challenge students, this book offers a balanced overview of the terrain, as well as clear and helpful definitions, structures, and strategies."
Ron Berger, chief academic officer, Expeditionary Learning
Imagine inquisitive students, invigorated teachers, and schools that not only meet standards but create growth outcomes that put students within reach of their goals. This is the vision of personalized learningan approach to education founded in collaborative conversations where students are no longer bystanders in their own development. Learning Personalized is a clear guide that explains the what, when, where, and how of personalized education, so you can bring this powerful learning framework to your school.
About the Author
ALLISON ZMUDA is an international consultant who works with schools and districts to create dynamic learning environments and author of seven books. She is founder and curator of the online community LearningPersonalized.com
GREG CURTIS has worked with international schools around the world as a technology director, a curriculum and professional learning director, and a strategic planner. He currently consults on strategy, systems-based change and approaches to deep learning in private and public schools and districts.
DIANE ULLMAN is Senior Director with the District Management Council, a firm that partners with educational leaders to improve student outcomes and operational efficiency. She formerly served as Superintendent in Simsbury, Connecticut schools and was the 2012 Connecticut Superintendent of the Year.