Personalized Learning Resources


The Solution Finding Report from the Center on Innovations in Learning provides information requested by the Michigan Department of Education related to Personalized Learning (PL) that addresses various levels of implementation, including the provision of various options for students as well as classroom-level considerations that demonstrate strategies and models for PL.

Other Resources:

Research on PL from the Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) - CIL produces syntheses of relevant research and guides for effective practice to inform regional, state, and local applications of innovations in learning. Research Syntheses review current bodies of literature and provide summary of knowledge gained from the research.  Practice Guides include action principles and examples of effective practice for application by SEAs, LEAs, and schools.

National Education Technology Plan 2010 - A national long-range technology plan from the U.S. Department of Education.



Are Personalized Learning Environments the Next Wave of K–12 Education Reform? - The 16 Race to the Top-District grantees take an unbundled approach to learning that may reshape the way instruction is conceptialized and delivered in American schools. From the American Institutes for Research.

Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem - This forecast previews five disruptions that will reshape learning over the next decade. Responding to them with creativity rather than fear will be critical to preparing all learners for an uncertain future. From KnowledgeWorks.

State Pathways for Advancing Student-Centered Learning - Chief Council of State School Officers (CCSSO) - a group of state chiefs surveyed the reform landscape and acknowledged the need for innovation in their state systems to reach the goal of college and career readiness for every student. The chiefs, in conjunction with CCSSO, committed to an ambitious goal of refocusing state systems to more directly support innovation toward student-centered learning environments.