Personalized Learning: What is it and Why it Matters



In this Learning Path, authors Allison Zmuda and Bena Kallick share their passion for personalized learning and share the urgency for the power of this approach to prepare students for the uncertainties and challenges they will face for college, career, and life.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Acquire information about personalized learning;
  • Understand how students can become self-directed when personalized learning is connected with Habits of Mind; and
  • Reflect on the process of personalizing learning and Habits of Mind and explore how it can be combined with Habits of Mind to create powerful teacher-student partnerships.


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Continuing Education Credits



Allison Zmuda, Bena Kallick

Allison Zmuda

Author of Students at the Center: Personalized Learning and Habits of Mind, Educational Consultant

Allison is going on 19 years as a full-time education consultant specializing in curriculum, assessment, and instruction. In addition to authoring and consulting, Allison curates, a website comprised of her writing and that of other colleagues and educators who share their ideas. | |



Bena Kallick

Director of the Institute for Habits of Mind, Chief Academic Officer for Eduplanet21

Bena is a private consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the United States and internationally, as well as the author of over 10 published works; most notable her Habits of Mind: A Developmental Series, co-authored with Art Costa. | |

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

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