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What Does It Mean to Reimagine Assignments?
The heart of personalized learning is the daily assignments we design with students.
This category showcases how teacher-leaders reimagine existing assignments or generate new ideas. Each assignment ideally is designed to:
- Create opportunities for students to personalize the idea, inquiry, or challenge
- Focus on what matters — provide diverse opportunities rich with feedback to practice, problem-solve, make sense of important concepts, knowledge and skills
- Use authentic genres or forms to demonstrate learning — application of learning that has value beyond the school walls
- Network with peers, experts, community to seek information, get feedback, or share ideas