The Twisted Classroom

Blended and Personalized Learning Resources

Digital Student Portfolio

Students are creating and developing massive content throughout their educational career. Start to showcase the projects globally with online student portfolios. In May, I was lucky enough to spend time with Mentor High School students and helping them to build their portfolios. Watch the video, find resources, and ideas to implement digital portfolios within the classrooms.

Garage Sale Finds

Using garage sale finds to help implement creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking into the classroom environments. By developing choice board activities the students can work on 4C's activities while the teacher is working with students in a small group setting. Check out the FREE Choice Board print outs, activities, and videos that can be dropped into any classroom setting.

Blended Learning Checklist Examples

Are you starting to implement Phase 1, 2, or 3 of Blended Learning? Then take a moment to explore examples of blended learning checklist that go along with each phase. The examples come from real classroom teachers that are teaching in a blended learning environment. Click here to see checklist examples.

Win a $500 Classroom Makeover

We are giving away $500 dollars to one lucky educator! That's right, a teacher will win 500 dollars to spend at IKEA to purchase classroom furniture, accessories, and other items that will help to transform the traditional classroom into a blended/personalized learning environment. Click here to find out more information on how you can be entered in for the drawing.

Wild Side of Blended and Personalized Learning Conference

Tuesday, June 13th, 8:30am

4850 W Powell Rd

Powell, OH

The "Wild" Side of Blended and Personalized Learning conference, is a one-of-a-kind event that will take place at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in the Heart of Africa Event Center on June 13th and 14th, 2017. Breakout sessions are geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced blended and personalized learning educators. All sessions will be taught by educators that have been implementing blended or personalized learning within their own classrooms.

The breakout sessions will focus in on:


  • The three phases of blended learning
  • The Personalized Learning Playbook
  • Coding within the classroom
  • Maker Space
  • Coding for the classroom
  • App Smashing
  • Google Slam
  • iOS Slam
  • Blended and Personalized Cafe


The Blended and Personalized Learning Conference is not just a conference, it is a Wild Learning Experience!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Administrators Attend for Free

All administrators can attend the two-day conference for free with the registration of three participants from your school district. Click on this link to learn more.

DSD Professional Development

Contact us If you are interested in having DSD Professional Development customize a workshop or keynote for your school We are now booking for the 2017/18 school year.