Early Progress: Interim Research on Personalized Learning — Report
As part of our commitment to ensuring that students leave high school ready to succeed in college and careers, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with a number of leading schools, educators, and other funders in the emerging field of personalized learning. This interim report from the RAND Corporation is the first in a series of research reports showing the different approaches Foundation-funded schools are taking to 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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