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Big Idea #1 - Personalized Learning, Part 1

Creating a learning environment tailored to each student is a new trend in education with many interpretations and definitions. Read the article from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning on how they define personalized learning.

Big Idea #2 - Best Practices in Science Professional Development Opportunity

The Montana Partnership with Regions for Excellence in STEM (MPRES) and the Northwest Earth and Space Science Pipeline (NESSP) are offering a Best Practices in Science professional development opportunity starting in January 2017. There are two courses available with 34 OPI renewal credits available for each course. Contact Christine O'Shea at coshea21@gmail.com or Chris Pavlovich at gillypav@gmail.com for more information.

Big Idea #3 - Personalized Learning, Part 2

Montpelier High School in Montpelier, Vermont uses personalized learning to engage high school students in new ways of learning. Read the article to learn how their use of personalized learning re-engaged a student on the verge of dropping out of high school.

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Christy Mock-Stutz, English Language Arts, (406) 444-0736

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