Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies?
Title: Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies?
Key Points: The article discusses the difficult relationship between common core standards and independent learning. Due to the traditional sense of creating a curriculum that is based on holding students to the same standards, the personalized learning movement is being met with speed bumps, despite it's popularity. Though passionate proponents can argue either side, this article examines the possibility of finding common ground between the two academic systems.
Relevance: Learning more about how you as an individual stand on the concept of different learning styles can better help us decide how we want to go about teaching the next generation.