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[Resource] 10 Steps for Creating Personalized Learning Plans for Students

[Resource] 10 Steps for Creating Personalized Learning Plans for Students

Originally published on EdSurge on September 25, 2018

Personalized learning plans (PLPs) can be powerful tools for nurturing students' growth and empowering them to take an active role in their learning and development. What isn't always so clear is how one goes about creating a PLP for students.

Click here to download our Personalized Learning Plans Handbook!

Creating PLPs for each student can be a daunting task, but our 10-step guide will guide you through the process from start to finish. Here’s an outline of the 10 steps to creating PLPs for your students:

  1. Define your starting point
  2. Set goals
  3. Map learning modalities
  4. Appeal to student interests
  5. Teach students how to track
  6. Refine areas of focus
  7. Assess for learning
  8. Conference with students
  9. Compile a student profile
  10. Share and repeat

We recently partnered with EdSurge to create a handy infographic for you to understand the 10 steps, check out the awesome art below for more info:

Ready to get started? Download our guide today! Special thanks to Zach at EdSurge for the creation of the graphic.'s picture
Brita Hammer

Brita started with Edmentum in March 2018 and currently serves as a Marketing Associate. She is passionate about providing teachers resources to help their students achieve in and out of the classroom. Brita earned a B.S. in Marketing from North Dakota State University.