With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs. Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, with guest Jackie Whiting, Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, presented in the webinar, “Personalizing Instruction Through the Library,” hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources. Michelle and Jackie discussed how the library can personalize instruction through assessing, reading, learning, and making.
This past school year, Hilliard City Schools in Ohio convened a technology task force to decide what direction the district should move in. In this EdTech Innovators webinar, Chief Technology Officer Rich Boettner detailed how various stakeholders built a shared vision for the future of the district, which involved combining a 1-to-1 rollout with blended learning.
While New Canaan High School library has been packaging instruction for online consumption for years, it shifted its approach this year to increase personalized instruction.