Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning — Summary
In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, RAND Corporation researchers obtained and analyzed data from the 2013-14 school year — including student performance data, teacher logs, student surveys, and teacher surveys — to create a broad picture of schools' efforts to implement personalized learning and understand the outcomes. This fact sheet highlights key findings from the RAND survey on personalized learning.
Over the past two years, educators at Windy Hill Middle School in Clermont, Florida have been transforming their teaching, tailoring instruction to students’ individual needs and interests. Students have been using new tools to learn content at their own pace and taking ownership of their learning in the process.
Heading into a new school year, I’m feeling refreshed, energized, and excited to take on new challenges. I have many things on my mind. But mostly I’m eager to see how my learners grow and make progress.
Far too many students don't have access to a high-quality education. This is particularly true for low-income students and students of color, roughly half of today's student population.
Oct 18, 2016
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