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favorites Make Learning Personal With Stories

[Participate and Share : Poster]
Wednesday, July 1, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
PCC Broad Street Atrium, Table 39
favoritesBarbara BrayfavoritesBryan BronnfavoritesPat LusherfavoritesKathleen McClaskeyfavoritesJohn ParkerfavoritesLauren ParrenfavoritesCaroline PatriefavoritesJessica Raleigh

Something happens when you personalize learning. There is an excitement that grows and blossoms as learners take more ownership for their learning. Join teachers and leaders from schools and districts from around the country as they share their stories about making learning personal.

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Skill level: Beginner
Device requirements: Participant devices required
Applicable device(s): Laptop, Tablet
Applicable platform(s): Mac, iOS, Windows
Preparation details: Google Docs
Focus: Digital Age Teaching & Learning
Topic: Personalized Learning
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Administrators : Systemic Improvement
Teachers : Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
Teachers : Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
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favorites Barbara Bray, Rethinking Learning/Personalize Learning

Barbara Bray is co-founder of Personalize Learning, LLC and co-author of Make Learning Personal with Kathleen McClaskey. She is also founder/owner of My eCoach, a writer, speaker, coach, change agent, and creative learning strategist. Barbara wrote a regular column for OnCUE for over 16 years, and has written multiple articles and is a international speaker and keynoter on communities of practice, professional learning, coaching, and personalized learning. Barbara facilitates the design of strategic plans, coaching programs, communities of practice, personalized learning systems for schools, districts, for-profit and non-profit companies, and regional and state organizations.

favorites Bryan Bronn, Branson Junior High School

favorites Pat Lusher, Pinellas County Schools

favorites Kathleen McClaskey, Personalize Learning, LLC

favorites John Parker, Cherokee County Schools, NC

John is the Digital Learning Specialist for Buncombe County Schools, a diverse district surrounding Asheville, NC. He leads district librarians as they re-imagine their learning spaces. Having served as a teacher and media coordinator at the elementary, middle, and high levels, John recognizes the importance of hands-on-learning. When not dreaming about libraries and learning John likes baseball, records, radio, travel, junk, and making things that are both useful and decorative. Also known as the The School Library and Media Guy, be sure to follow John on or @ TheSlamGuy.

favorites Lauren Parren, So. Burlington HS

favorites Caroline Patrie, Addison Northeast Sup, Union

favorites Jessica Raleigh, Denver Public Schools

Jessica is a Personalized Professional Learning Program Manager for Denver Public Schools. She has taught in urban and suburban school districts in Colorado with limited to no technology up to 1:1 and BYOD GAFE environments. A former IT Manager, Jessica enjoys sharing her love of technology with students and adults in authentic ways and delivers PD at the school, district, and state levels. Jessica is passionate about creating opportunities that meet the needs of all learners through virtual and face to face experiences while empowering learners with the tools they need to succeed and take ownership of their journey.