Personalized Learning

Early Progress: Interim Research on Personalized Learning — Report

December 17, 2016

As part of our commitment to ensuring that students leave high school ready to succeed in college and careers, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with a number of leading schools, educators, and other funders in the emerging field of personalized learning. This interim report from the RAND…

Early Progress on Personalized Learning — Survey Results

December 17, 2016

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, RAND Corporation researchers obtained and analyzed data from the 2013-14 school year — including student performance data, teacher logs, student surveys, and teacher surveys — to create a broad picture of schools' efforts to implement personalized learning and understand the outcomes. This…

Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning — Summary

December 17, 2016

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, RAND Corporation researchers obtained and analyzed data from the 2013-14 school year — including student performance data, teacher logs, student surveys, and teacher surveys — to create a broad picture of schools' efforts to implement personalized learning and understand the outcomes. This…

Proof Points: Blended Learning Success in School Districts

December 17, 2016

In an effort to increase graduation rates and college and career readiness, Spokane Public Schools has developed and implemented blended learning in numerous programs across the district. This is a broad overview of the program, highlighting key aspects, such as those from Track Academy — an alternative school that utilizes…

Personalized Learning: What Is It?

December 17, 2016

In personalized learning settings, teachers assess students’ strengths and needs to create learning plans that are aligned with student interests and strong academic standards. This summary provides a brief introduction to the three core elements of personalized learning, along with a snapshot of the key roles that teachers, school systems…

Early Progress on Personalized Learning — Summary

December 17, 2016

This interim report from the RAND Corporation is the first in a series of reports dedicated to providing a long-term study of schools utilizing one or more key personalized learning practices and their results.

Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning — Report

December 17, 2016

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has engaged RAND to carry out an ongoing study of Foundation-funded schools that are utilizing key aspects of personalized learning. This report is the second in a series focused on gathering achievement data, school design characteristics, and teacher and student perceptions of personalized learning…

Personalized Learning: Helping Teachers Spark a Love of Learning in Every Student

December 17, 2016

Nearly half the population does not have access to high-quality education — this is particularly true for low-income students and students of color. Personalized education is a student-driven approach that aims to reduce resulting achievement gaps. The data contained in this infographic illustrates its success in paving way for a…

Investing in the Promise of Quality Personalized Learning

December 17, 2016

Thanks to personalized learning, attendance and graduation rates are on the rise in Lindsay, California, where students — primarily from low-income families — have taken ownership of their learning and their futures. In this summary, Senior Program Officer Helayne Brinauer Jones explains what other schools can learn about the promise…

Parent Poll (by The Learning Assembly)

December 17, 2016

The Learning Assembly conducted a survey to better understand what parents know about personalized learning, as well as educational technology and how they feel these elements are impacting education. The results provide valuable insight into parent perceptions.