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Session Descriptions: Day 2 AM Block: Pirraglia

  • Session presenters, offerings, locations, and/or schedule are subject to change
  • In some cases, target audiences have been identified, but all sessions are open to everyone

Setting Goals to Personalize Learning in the Classroom
August 9, 10:55-11:35am
Joe Pirraglia, Principal, Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District


  • Personalization, K-12
  • Audience cap: 25

A personalized learning approach can address the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations, and/or cultural backgrounds of individual students. This session will explore how setting student goals can lead to personalized learning in the classroom, and increased student effort and resiliency.

Joe Pirraglia is a teacher, administrator, and writer from Rhode Island. He currently is principal of DL Beckwith Middle School in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Joe believes that engaging instruction and fostering a creative environment are paramount for developing life-long learners.

When not in the classroom, Joe writes children's books with a Math focus.

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