How to make personalized learning collaborative

Session 5: Friday, November 11 from 9:45 - 10:45am
Rusty Greiff, Grockit


Session Information


  • Location: Grand Ballroom 3 (Click Here to View the Session Map)
  • Track: Engaging and Motivating Students Online
  • Grade Level Focus: 6-8|9-12|High school to college transition
  • Experience Level: Level 101 - For beginners new to the field (0-1 years experience in K-12 Online Learning)|Level 201 - For intermediate level participants (2-4 years experience in K-12 Online Learning)|Level 301 - For advanced participants (5+ years of experience in K-12 Online Learning)
  • Exhibitor: Yes
  • Requires Purchase of Product to Implement: No

Session Description

Virtual schools enable students to learn from any place and at their own pace, but without a synchronized curriculum or shared venue, students may feel disconnected from peers or alone in their studies. The move towards personalized learning need not necessitate a shift away from collaborative approaches, however. Here we discuss how Grockit's social learning platform accomplishes both, and we share lessons learned on how to reconnect networks of self-paced learners in virtual schools.


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