My opinion on personalized learning is that it looks fantastic on paper. However, in practice it seems difficult to implement. Catering to hundreds of students appears to be very difficult, and many teachers seem to be having difficulties with the concept entirely. I think that in the future, when and if schools switch to personalized learning, it will be easier, but for now it is awfully complicated to do. I’ve seen some steps towards personalized learning though. When I was in high school teachers would sometimes give more than one option for an essay prompt, project, or assignment that would allow for students to pick the prompt they most feel confident with.
The article I’ve shared talks about charter schools and public schools and how charter schools have more quickly picked up the personalized learning system.