5.Curricula and Assessment

5.1 Personalized learning and curricula

Why Personalization Is The Key To Corporate Learner Engagement

Personalization: The Key To Corporate Learner Engagement When it comes to corporate learner engagement, personalization isn’t just a trend or a “nice to have” anymore – it’s an expectation. Bersin by Deloitte’s Meet the Modern Learner infographic demonstrates that...

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

How do you teach the same concepts and skills to students with diverse abilities and interests? Different learning profiles? And how do you do that in real classrooms, with limited time to plan? Differentiated instruction is one answer that has been extensively...

Will Personalized Learning Become the New Normal?

Over the last few years, Rhode Island has emerged as a national leader in the drive to put personalized-learning programs into actual classroom practice. Now education leaders in Providence, the state’s capital and most populous city, are looking to scale their early...

What It Takes to Truly Personalize Learning

Personalized learning has become a certifiable education buzzword as a growing number of products market themselves as customized to meet students’ needs. But for educators leading the real work day in and day out, the challenge of how to create schools that support...

How can Personal Learning Days help students?

Mason High School senior Adrian Chan explored his passion for cooking this school year and now is preparing to learn from his culinary idol, renowned French chef Dominique Crenn, in San Francisco. Mason City Schools launched a new learning initiative to encourage...

Personalized Learning Guidebook Geared to Rural Districts’ Needs

From setting up blended classrooms to crafting curriculum playlists, more districts and states are turning to "personalized learning" in attempts to engage students and improve academic outcomes. A new guidebook from Future Ready Schools explores how this trend could...

5.1.2 A New Dawn in Rural Thai Education

SpeakerName: Dr. Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand Description: This presentation addresses how ordinary schools can be turned around to serve as lifelong learning centers for out-of-school children, out-of-school youth, as well as families and the elderly. It highlights a...

5.1.5 FIRE Model: Innovating Instruction – VIDEO Presentation

SpeakerName: Mr. Buddy Berry, Superintendent, Eminence Independent Schools, USA Description: This presentation shared more details regarding the School on FIRE Model, which is already seeing dramatic results and positive outcomes. Most notably, the high school has...

5.1.6 The Arts & Learning

SpeakerName: Mrs. Solongo Sukhbaatar, English Teacher, Nalaikh non-formal lifelong learning center, Mongolia Description: This presentation reviewed the innovative initiatives and positive lessons learned from the UN joint project “Comprehensive Community Services to...

5.2 Multi-grade teaching

5.2.2 Multi-grade Teaching in the Small Schools of Thailand

SpeakerName: Dr. Benjalug Namfa, Advisor, Office of the Basic Education Commission, Ministry of Education, Thailand Description: This presentation shared Thailand’s experience in addressing small school challenges, which include: (1) The innovative multigrade teaching...

5.3 Multilingual education

5.3.3 One hour per week in the Mother Tongue can make a difference

SpeakerName: Ms. Alice Eastwood, Multilingual Education Specialist, SIL International, Indonesia Description: This presentation shared that from 2008-2015, the district departments of education, the local communities and SIL collaborated on a ‘Local Content Programme’...

5.4 Standards and Assessment

5.4.1 Early Childhood Development Scales

SpeakerName: Ms. Silke Friesendorf, Communications Manager, Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC), Singapore Description: This presentation shared the ways in which the East Asia and the Pacific Early Learning and Development Standards (EAP-ECDS)...

5.4.2 The Muktangan Model

SpeakerName: Ms. Elizabeth Mehta, Founder, Muktangan, India Description: In this presentation, the Muktangan system of student tracking and assessment was explained, as well as what will need to be done if education and policy leaders seek to institutionalize and...

5.4.3 The Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metric (SEA-PLM)

SpeakerName: Dr. Asmah Ahmad, Programme Officer II, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Secretariat (SEAMEO Secretariat), Thailand Description: This presentation highlighted the unique features/innovations of the SEA-PLM, most notably, the SEA-PLM is:...

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