New year, new thinking? Time for an interesting read from NPR on personalised learning. Controversial for some, revolutionary for others, it’s about students determining their experience. However, whether it’s the future of learning or not, it leaves some questions unanswered. See what you make of the debate.
Personalised learning is based on going at your own pace or choosing your own programme. While it allows for learning to be tailored, something often lost in a traditional classroom setup, where does it leave collaboration and group work? How easy and cost-effective is it to implement? Furthermore, with teachers trained to move a group through a curriculum at a set pace, how do they deal with a classroom full of students all working on different things?