MassCUE Summer Reading July Book Club – Online

Featuring – Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change
by Shawn C. Rubin & Cathy Sanford 

Plan your summer reading now! Join this club of educators as, together, we explore the pages of  Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change by Shawn C. Rubin & Cathy SanfordThis book presents a five-step framework that helps school leaders and teachers create and apply blended and personalized learning strategies based on the needs and interests of their community.  The book hinges on principles improvement science and processes for change to help educators find their own “why” for a personalized learning initiative. The book club will include an introduction and closing discussion session with the authors. 

Participants will be given the option to approach this offering as either a book study for 7.5 PDPs or a workshop for 15 PDPs.  The workshop component will involve development of a weekly product and exploration for the week. 

The book is filled with relevant activities, ideas and templates for educators to utilize in their own educational realms.  The authors include examples of how district leaders, administrators and teachers have successfully sparked change in their schools to create student-centered classrooms where personalized learning is a key philosophy. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 2, 2020

Course Details



Audience K-12 Educators, Administrators, Specialists
Level All levels 
Instructor Laura Cahill
Dates July 9, 2020 – August 4, 2020
Earn Book Study: 7.5 PDPs
Workshop: 15 PDPs  
Location Online Once per week virtual meetups (dates and times to be determined by group)
MassCUE Member Cost

Book Study: $75
Workshop: $150 

Non-Member Cost Book Study: $115
Workshop: $190 
Limit 20 Participants
Prerequisites Participants must have a copy of Pathways to Personalization for the workshop. 

Laura Cahill

Laura Cahill

Laura Cahill is a district technology coach and former visual art educator in the Worcester Public Schools as well as a lecturer at Assumption College. She is a Google Certified Trainer and ISTE Certified Educator, who is an advocate for equitable access to technology for all students. Laura is also the proud mom of two college students and enjoys blogging and reading about educational technology topics. You can find her at engageducate.com or on Twitter at@engageducate 

 

 

Book Study Option: 

Each week, book club members will have the opportunity to read, reflect upon and discuss the text. 

  • Read assigned chapters for the week 
  • Use guided questions to reflect upon your reading 
  • Discuss your thoughts about the reading with group members  

Workshop Option 

  • Read assigned chapters for the week 
  • Use guided questions to reflect upon your reading 
  • Discuss your thoughts about the reading with group members 
  • Apply your reading and integrate your learning into an exploration assignment for the week. 

This course supports the following Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science standards:  

K-2.DTC.b.1:  Collaboratively use digital tools and media resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.
K-2.DTC.b.3 Use a variety of digital tools to present information to others.
3-5.DTC.a.3 Use digital tools (local and online) to manipulate and publish multimedia artifacts.
3-5.DTC.b.1: Communicate key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using digital tools and media-rich resources.  
3-5.DTC.b.2: Collaborate through online digital tools under teacher supervision.  
6-8.DTC.a.3 Integrate information from multiple file formats into a single artifact. 
6-8.DTC.a.4: Individually and collaboratively, use advanced tools to design and create online content (e.g., digital portfolio, multimedia, blog, webpage).  
6-8.DTC.b.1: Communicate and publish key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using a variety of digital tools and media-rich resources.  
6-8.DTC.b.2 Collaborate synchronously and asynchronously through online digital tools.  
9-12.DTC.a.1: Use digital tools to design and develop a significant digital artifact (e.g., multipage website, online portfolio, simulation).  
9-12.DTC.b.1 Communicate and publish key ideas and details to a variety of audiences using digital tools and media-rich resources. 

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MassCUE Summer Reading July Book Club Featuring – Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change by Shawn C. Rubin & Cathy Sanford 
July 9, 2020 – August 4, 2020

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