A podcast dedicated to the do-do's and don't-do's of personalized learning. We are irreverent, yet unabashedly authentic. If you want to learn a little about personalized learning for your classroom/school/district, and are willing to challenge your assumptions, then Matt & Courtney can help. Agree with us, challenge us, debate with us. It's education. Personalized.
Parking Lot (1:23 - 7:00)
Start Up Plan
Focus Of The Week: First Steps After Setting Culture (7:00 - 20:00)
Matt and Courtney talk through three first steps for personalizing the â€œcurriculumâ€
Lay out the topics for the year
Lay out progressions for targets within topics
Make the map visible to students
Guest Interview: Matt Lunt (20:00 - 48:30)
Matt is a sixth grade teacher at Memorial Middle School in South Portland, ME. In his second year of teaching in a mainstream class after being an alternative ed teacher for many years, he shares with us what he has learned about bringing personalized methods and practices to â€œregular ed.â€
Terms and Phrases We Hate: None! It is Summer!
Resource Review Corner (48:30 - end)
Courtney: Howâ€™s It Going: Carl Anderson
Matt: Brandon Busteed on Youtube, specifically the Iowa presentation