Mar-5-2010 What's Your Learning Style?

According to a February 28, 2010 article in the New York Times, middle schools and high schools in New Jersey and elsewhere are starting to prepare personalized student learning plans that are made up of learning styles, interests, skills, career goals and extracurricular activities. Educators and parents say that creating individualized learning plans can better prepare students for college, and motivate even low achievers to work harder. Read more about how this approach is working at Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick by clicking on http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/01/education/01schools.html?em. To learn about the New Jersey Department of Education’s pilot program to implement the Personalized Student Learning Plans, go to: http://www.state.nj.us/education/news/2009/0609pslp.htm.