A Working Definition of Personalized Learning
This information sheet (or handout) explains the educational concept of personalized learning with descriptions of learner profiles, personal learning paths, competency-based progression, and flexible learning environments. Color and black-and-white versions...
Active Learning Resources
Collected by Sharon Aka of the Adventist Learning Community
, the 50+ activities, games, and icebreakers indexed here are great for use in classrooms, youth groups, or other...
Anatomy of a Mobilized Lesson - Learning My Way
In our school-based research work in introducing mobilized curricula to a class, we observe many benefits of learning in this way, such as it allows multiple entry points and learning pathways, supports multi-modality, and supports the sharing and creation...
Bible Personification Activity
Grade 5-Grade 8
This hands-on activity for students familiarizes them with biblical examples of personification and provides practice in how to use their Bible as a reference tool. This activity culminates in the creation of a bulletin board.
Character Description Integrated Unit Plan Grade 4
This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on writing character descriptions. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.
Charlie Horse 4-Week Small Group Activities
Grade 2-Grade 3
Download activities to teach the first Pathways story, Charlie Horse, covered in second grade in NAD Adventist schools. Instructions on how to set up small groups day by day through four weeks are included, along with 37 activity sheets.
Creation Magazine Photo Contest
Grade 5-Grade 10
Have your students photographing what they have learned about God
through nature. Creation magazine includes a youth photo contest in each issue.
Designing Personalized Learning for Every Student
This book provides a strategy for designing personalized curriculum and instruction. By taking what works for students with learning disabilities and behavior problems and applying it to the full spectrum of student differences, the authors provide you with...
Dramatix - Christian Drama
Grade 9-Grade 12
Dramatix is a community effort sharing theatrical works written by Christians around the world. Great for religious education in many settings. These include short sketches, full-length plays, and puppet skits. Very well organized and easy to search. Most...
Dry Doesn't Mean Boring - Scientific Process Lesson Plan
Grade 3-Grade 6
Using dry ice students ask questions and learn the steps of the scientific process. Activities include freezing bubbles, making a spoon scream, making very cold water, and turning lemonade into a carbonated beverage. Each activity follows the steps in the...
Education Week Spotlight on Personalized Learning
Access a guide and nine articles hand-picked by Education Week editors:
• Using new technologies and teaching approaches to improve learning in middle schools
• Creating individualized education plans for every student
Engaging Students in Active Learning
Marshall gives several ideas of how to engage students in active learning, which is student learning that goes beyond simply listening and memorization and involves some action on the part of the student: reading, writing, discussing, problem solving, and...
Enrolled or Engaged? Teacher Mediation Makes the Difference
"The amount of learning and personal development a student experiences is directly proportional to the quantity and quality of his or her involvement in the school program." Citing research, Herrington outlines how and why experiential learning (experience...
Famous American Research Project
Grade 2-Grade 4
This biographical research project was created as an extension activity for the second grade Pathways theme book, First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers. It is a simplified version of a Wax Museum biography report geared specifically...
Looking for a way to engage your students? A range of bright and engaging feeling cards with words for different emotions are accompanied with a list of possible ways to use them.
A guide for early primary education helpful for those in charge of students 4-7 years old. Provides practical information about classroom materials such as charts and illustrations, materials for assessment, English language learners, phonics, educational...
Flow at School
Grade 1-Grade 12
Reflecting on a book read, Whitty makes several observations: students will be optimally absorbed, or in a 'flow' experience as it allows them to be successful at a task that challenges them to use many (or high level) skills. Examples of ways to engage students...
Following Instructions Unit Plan
This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson about following directions. It also provides opportunities for learning across content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based and best of all, fun for everyone.
Fostering Personalized Learning in Science Inquiry Supported by Mobile Technologies
Grade 2-Grade 8
"In this paper, we present a mobile technology-assisted seamless learning process design where students were facilitated to develop their personalized and diversified understanding in a primary school’s science topic of the life cycles of various...
Fractions and Tithing
Grade 5-Grade 9
Help students apply fractions to the spiritual discipline of tithing using manipulatives, active learning and a short story.