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iNACOL Webinar Highlights How Teachers Can Create Authentic, Real-World, Personalized Learning Opportunities for Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 30, 2017) – On Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will be hosting a Teacher Talk webinar to explore how teachers are creating personalized learning opportunities for students that are meaningful and relevant, sparking their interests and passions while building the skills necessary for success.

Join this webinar to hear a panel of teachers share how they are implementing personalized learning, and see examples of student projects and ways they are creating authentic learning experiences, connected to their communities, to promote deeper learning and prepare all students for whole-child success. Learn ways to get started in developing authentic, meaningful personalized learning opportunities for your students.

iNACOL CEO Susan Patrick said, “Personalized learning provides flexibility for teachers and students to co-construct unique pathways that are relevant to their learning goals. By creating learning opportunities that are meaningful to students and embedded within the community, students develop important dispositions and are increasingly motivated, engaged, and prepared for college, career and citizenship.”

This webinar is free to attend — participants are invited to register here for final details and login information.

Webinar Title: How Teachers Can Create Authentic, Real-World, Personalized Learning Opportunities for Students


  • Sherry Allen, Health and Science Teacher, Shelby County Public Schools
  • Zachary Ramsey, English Teacher, Shelby County Public Schools
  • Connie Putnam, Second Grade Teacher, Clear Creek Elementary


About iNACOL

The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using online, blended, and competency-based education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our websitelike us on Facebookconnect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on twitter.


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