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Personalized Learning During Writer’s Workshop

Personalized Learning, Writing

You may have already read about how personalized learning works during our writing workshop routine.  I continue to refine personalized learning routines in my classroom.  Up until recently, my students have been working as a class using a class developed writing checklist.  The skills found on our checklist were taught during mini lessons.  Students used the checklist during their independent writing time as a reminder of what was expected.  They were encouraged to use it as as a “mental checklist” when they reread their…

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Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning, Podcast, Writing

We know that our students come to us with a variety of interests, skills, and learning styles.  We do our very best to meet their needs through differentiation strategies and perhaps even some individualization.  But what about personalized learning?  What is it and how can it help our students? I’m not an expert on Personalized Learning, but decided to dive in and implement in it during our Writer’s Workshop last year.  I presented my classroom’s experience with Personalized Learning in Iowa…

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