I loved reading Peg’s piece, especially her take on effective personalized learning at Bricolage Academy — a school I’ve watched grow from an idea in Josh Densen’s head to a thriving community fulfilling many of its promises.
While I agree with Peg’s frustrations about personalized and blended learning overall, her focus on myth-busting stops short of explaining how innovative schools like Bricolage actually get the way they are. Valuing teachers is important, but there’s much more to effective innovation than that.
In particular, I think what makes Bricolage and other innovative communities so disruptive is a focus on mindset before resources.
Here are three techniques great innovators use to create communities like Bricolage — techniques that will make your use of personalized…
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