Through personalized learning paths, students are urged to claim more ownership over their learning and thinking. With a real-time view of their progress, self-assessment is openly encouraged as a way to reach their goals.
With the help of a secure system that openly encourages peer-to-peer engagement in full view of the teacher, an educator is provided with deeper insights into how each student communicates.
It can be argued that creativity lies at the heart of personalized learning. Encouraging difference and empowering innovation, to use their innate curiosity and creativity.
Collaboration has been the focus of many 21st century instructional tools. Building relationships based on open collaboration and cooperation, students can use their personalized tools to form better solutions, and make better decisions.
More collaborative learning means more emphasis on cooperation. Encouraging positive use of social media to connect and learn, digital citizenship is brought to the fore.