Wednesday, May 15, 2013

you go big picture

The new competition asks districts “to show us how they can personalize and individualize education for a set of students in their schools,” Secretary Duncan stated. “We need to take classroom learning beyond a one-size-fits-all model and bring it into the 21st century.”

“We are excited to see these changes being encouraged in schools across the country,” states Dennis Littky, co-founder of Big Picture Learning. “For over 17 years, Big Picture Learning has been on the front line of innovative personalized education. Once you find their passion and invite the student to drive their own education, the end results are phenomenal.”