Data can, and should, help K-12 leaders offer personalized professional development as well
[caption id="attachment_148049" align="alignleft" width="150"] We've done so much to personalize learning for students. Now, let’s do it for their teachers.[/caption]
For more than 20 years, educators and ed-tech companies have pursued the promise that technology and personalized instruction can raise student achievement. Sophisticated educational software now can adapt to students’ content knowledge, language skills, and engagement preferences to provide truly unique learning experiences.
So why has so little work been done, similarly, in professional development for adults?
Personalized instruction—often technology-enabled or supported—is a...