Upcoming Events on Personalized Learning in Minnesota

Mailing Date: 
January 18, 2017

Events Introducing Summit Learning

Next month Education Evolving will be co-sponsoring three events hosted by Venture Academy and Silicon Valley-based Summit Learning on personalized learning in Minnesota.

Join us on Tuesday, February 7th with the Summit Learning team as they describe their free program to help schools implement personalized learning, and the software they are developing in collaboration with engineers at Facebook that tracks students’ personalized learning plans. Hear experiences from educators who are participating in a pilot of the program, and about how you can participate in this free program.

  • Workshop. Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 4:30pm to 6:30pm, at the Profile Event Center.
    Gain a deeper understanding of Summit Learning through a hands-on, personalized learning experience.
  • Happy Hour. Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at the Profile Event Center.
    Chat with the Summit Learning team as well as educators currently participating in the program.

The evening before, on Monday, February 6th, join us for a screening and panel discussion of Most Likely to Succeed, a 2015 documentary highlighting the personalized learning experiences of students at High Tech High, where learning is multidisciplinary, project-based, and student-directed.

  • Movie Screening. Monday, Feb. 6th, 5pm to 9pm, at the Profile Event Center.
    A screening, followed by a panel discussion and refreshments.

Learn More & Register by Jan. 30

Bush Foundation Event on Individualized Learning

Later next month, on Wednesday, February 22nd, the Bush Foundation will be hosting a related event on The Power and Possibility of Individualized Learning. Hear from local educators, keynote speaker Sir Ken Robinson, and others about how individualized learning can make education more relevant for all students in our region.

This event is the first in a series of gatherings and conversations Bush will host this year as part of their growing strategic focus on individualized learning.

Learn More & Register

Top Blog Posts of 2016

Our ongoing blog coverage of education policy and innovation in Minnesota—including our special series on chartering as a strategy to generate innovation—continues. Below are the most-read posts from 2016. Stay current on Minnesota education policy and innovation in 2017, by subscribing to get blog posts by email.

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