Personalized Learning with Matt & Courtney


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. RSS Feed URL

Personalized Learning with Matt & Courtney navigateright Episode

First steps of the school year w/ guest Matt Lunt

Introduction & Housekeeping (0:00 - 1:23)

Parking Lot (1:23 - 7:00)
Summer Slump
Professional Magazines
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 “curriculum”
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 “regular ed.”
Terms and Phrases We Hate: None! It is Summer!

Resource Review Corner (48:30 - end)
Courtney: How’s It Going: Carl Anderson
Matt: Brandon Busteed on Youtube, specifically the Iowa presentation