At independent schools, we promise families to know and value each child’s uniqueness, and we promise—often in our mission statements—to develop a lifelong love of learning in our students. We have to ask ourselves the hard question of whether our current models for learning help us accomplish these promises.
In the summer edition of Independent School magazine, we share the journey that our faculty went on in order to move to personalized learning. Increasingly, there is a groundswell of support for personalized, competency-based teaching and learning in independent schools. And yet, the "how" -- how do you move? -- is a key sticking point. It is our hope that the journey that One Schoolhouse faculty went on (themselves great teachers at independent schools) can be instructive. Click here to read the article.