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Author and educator Will Richardson elegantly writes about how "personalized learning" must also be a personal experience for students. He writes: "The truly personal, self-directed learning that we can now pursue in online networks and communities differs substantially from the 'personalized' opportunities that some schools are opening up to students. Although it might be an important first step in putting students on a path to a more self-directed, passionate, relevant learning life, it may not bring about the true transformation that many see as the potential of this moment." Read more below.

Can my 12-year-old son Tucker, a kid who lives for anything having to do with basketball, learn just about every math concept he needs to be successful in life in the context of playing the game he loves?

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