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Strategy: Defaulting to Individual Playlists

Creating rules in the calendar app to ensure students are always learning in a personalized way during instructional time

Context

Roots scholars know to follow their independent playlists if not assigned to a small group or conference. Given the young age of students, they only see their current learning activity at any given time on the iPad.

Roots Default to Playlist
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Screenshot of Roots Grove Playlist Backend
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Student Does

  • Looks at their iPad to determine where they need to be during a transition.
  • Either works with a teacher or works through their playlist, depending on their schedule.

Teacher Does

  • Creates learning playlists for students.
  • Schedules differentiated instructional approaches for students throughout the day.

Technology Does

  • Shows the next learning activity in each student’s customized playlist if the student’s schedule does not have any group work or teacher time scheduled for them.

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