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Personalization, proficiencies, flexible pathways - the Three Pillars!

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This week we will be featuring a post authored by Lindsey Halman, a PLP Pathways contributing author, participating PLP Pathways webinar moderator, teacher, and founder of The Edge Academy, Essex Middle…

Getting the Ball Rolling with Personalization and Proficiencies

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This week we will be featuring a post authored by Kevin Hunt, a PLP Pathways contributing author, participating PLP Pathways webinar moderator, and teacher in the Swift House, Williston Central School.The…

Building a Learning Community

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Over the next few weeks, we'll be featuring teachers throughout Vermont as they implement personal learning in their classrooms. Today's post is by Don Taylor of Main Street Middle School in Montpelier.Across…

The Journey Begins

Educators across the state are preparing to meet their new students and embarking on the long educational journey that spans September to June. Anticipation, excitement, and expectation are percolating…

PLP Pathways Partners with Vermont NEA

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In a continuing effort to develop quality professional development to Vermont educators, PLP Pathways recently partnered with the Vermont NEA to deliver a one day workshop on the implementation and use…

Design Thinking: PLP Edition

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Over the course of the year, Peoples Academy Middle Level has been actively partnering with the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education (TIIE) around the implementation of PLPs and Proficiency Based…

PLPs @ Dynamic Landscapes

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Williston Swift House facilitators Amy Skapof and Kevin Hunt, a contributor to the PLP Pathways professional development program, had the opportunity of presenting Swift House’s structure and PLP/e-Portfolio…

Integrating Personal Learning Plans Into Practice

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At this point in the year, you've probably had some experience either 1) implementing personal learning plans in your classroom, 2) planning for PLP implementation, or 3) hearing about personal learning…

PLP Collaboration at PAML

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Here at Peoples Academy Middle Level, we were fortunate to have two professional development days over the past month and a half. One of components of our work during the professional development time…

Sterling House Implements PLPs

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This blog was co-authored by Joy Peterson and Jared Bailey. Joy and Jared are teammates on Sterling House at Williston Central School. Joy is the ELA teacher and Jared is the math teacher.Act 77 requires…

Negotiated Curriculum: The Questions Come from the Kids

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This week's contributor is Lindsey Halman. She has taught middle school in Vermont for the past fourteen years and is currently teaching at Essex Middle School where she is a co-founder of The Edge Academy…

Swift House: PLP History Part 3

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This week we will be featuring the final installment in a series of blog posts from Kevin Hunt, a contributor to PLP Pathways and teacher in the Swift House, Williston Central School. PLP Pathways encourages…