Individualized Instruction Resources

Individualized Instruction Resources

NDPC Materials

The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Overview Course. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.

The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Personalized Learning. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.

Increasing Support Systems for High-Potential At-Risk Learners. (2017). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Reducing Dropout Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. (2017). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Capacity Building: STEM to STEAM in South Carolina. (2015). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Competency-Based Learning. (2015). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Reaching the Wounded Student. (2015). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

How to Create and Sustain World Class Alternative Schools. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Making Sense of the Evidence: A Review of Dropout Prevention Strategies. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Reaching and Teaching the Reluctant Learner. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Expecting Success From Pregnant and Parenting Students: The Law and Promising Practices. (2012). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Griffith, C. A. (2011).  Research-Based Remedial Reading Strategies for TeensEffective Strategies. National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.

Graduation and Collaboration Coaches: Working Effectively Together. (2009). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Improving Graduation Rates through Virtual Schooling(2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.

Hendershott, J. (2008). Reaching the Wounded Student. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.

Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout PreventionLarchmont, NY : Eye On Education.


Nagel, J., & Smith, P. (2001).  The art of personalized learningNASSP News, 2(3).

Gerstle, L., & French, D. (1991).  Structuring schools for student success: A focus on instructional improvementQuincy, MA : Massachusetts Department of Education.


Competency-Based Learning or Personalized Learning hosted by the U.S. Department of Education provides examples of state and district efforts as well as additional resources