HOW ADAPTIVE LEARNING REALLY WORKS
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Adaptive learning in mathematics is the wave of the future,” says Spencer Hansen, principal of Centerville (UT) Junior High. Techlearning Resources
How to Do Adaptive Learning Right
JUNE 30, 2016
But optimizing a flawed model of education is not in the best interests of our students, and from a learning outcomes perspective may make things worse than they already are. In the case of adaptive learning, education commentator Audrey Watters gave examples of how things can go badly wrong on her blog. Serendipity and curiosity are such important elements in learning,” she asks. Almost all the personalized math learning software systems we have seen fall into this category. This is particularly (but not exclusively) true for K-8 mathematics learning.
D2L Introduces Next Generation Adaptive Learning Technology in Brightspace LMS
APRIL 29, 2015
Advanced Adaptive Learning Tool is one of Several Enhancements Targeted to Help Accelerate Grad Rates to 60% D2L has just released its Spring 2015 update for its Brightspace LMS and has backed it up. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
CK-12 announces mobile apps with adaptive learning
Educational Technology Guy
MARCH 31, 2015
CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced new student mobile apps that provide you with the ability to learn math and science, anywhere, anytime. The apps , available for iOS and Android , are easy to use and contain over 100,000 adaptive practice questions that adjust in difficulty based on your results. Android ck-12 mobile learning tests In addition, if you struggle with a concept, it will recommend resources, like articles and videos, to help you. The resources are excellent. The dashboard shows you your progress.
Why should schools consider adaptive learning
DECEMBER 7, 2016
That’s why I think that the learning process should be tailored to each individual, according to their needs and capabilities. We would look a lot different as grown-up individuals if we would all follow unique paths of learning. have two words for you: adaptive learning. What does a school need to implement adaptive learning? Learning paths (my favorite).
Personalized Adaptive Learning Program ClassK12
Class Tech Tips
JANUARY 29, 2016
ClassK12 is a personalized adaptive learning program for K-5 ELA and Math. It works on iPads, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Android devices. Read Article → The post Personalized Adaptive Learning Program ClassK12 appeared first on Class Tech Tips. Students can login to their ClassK12 account using their Google, Microsoft, or Clever ID.
The Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology
APRIL 12, 2015
Adaptive learning has long been a part of education. The basic concept is simple: Coursework should be adapted to meet the individual needs of each student. Nowadays technology can help make the adaptations easier and more streamlined. Adaptive learning technology seeks […]. The post The Benefits of Adaptive Learning Technology appeared first on Edudemic. Updates adaptive technology distance learning online learning Every teacher has experience modifying curriculum in some way to help students access information.
Classi, Knewton to launch adaptive learning courses abroad
AUGUST 17, 2015
Partnership will bring personalized learning products to high schools in Japan. Knewton has announced a partnership with Classi to provide adaptive learning solutions to Japanese public schools. Knewton will power Classi’s digital courses to help high school students get a more personalized learning experience. Curriculum Digital Learning and Tools News Top News
Moby Max Makes Individualized, Adaptive Learning a Reality for Grades K-8
MARCH 16, 2015
There’s been a lot of talk about personalized and individualized learning over the last few years, especially as technology. Adaptive Learning Technologies Future of Education Technology adaptive personalized learning elementary school best adaptive learning tool for k-5 k5 k-8 individualized adaptive learning tool for middle school
Failing Forward With Adaptive Learning in Higher Ed
JULY 21, 2016
Conner, digital liberal arts specialist at Grinnell College, saw the possible benefits to students that could be accrued through the adoption of an adaptive learning digital courseware tool, he sent off an inquiry to two dozen faculty members at this small, private liberal arts college in Iowa to see who might be interested in piloting such an online-oriented addition to their face-to-face courses. Conner tells EdSurge how the use of adaptive-learning tools offers extraordinarily promising results for more personalized learning and teaching experiences.
Woot Math: Adaptive learning for fractions and decimals
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
What it is: Woot Math uses adaptive technology to personalize the math learning experience in new ways for 3rd-6th grade students. Woot Math is adaptive, as students use it, it gets “smart” and creates learning pathways based on the specific needs of the student. It is like having a personal tutor sitting beside them as they work through new learning.
CTU And UMUC Collaborate on Adaptive Learning and Everyone Benefits
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
Sharing data, best practices, learning maps, and survey results has moved the needle on adaptive learning forward at our schools. Colorado Technical University (CTU), University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and University of Central Florida (UCF) have been collaborating on issues around adaptive learning since early 2015. Below, we focus on the joint work of CTU and UMUC, which, along the way, have discovered a common passion for using digital tools to promote student learning. Uniting Around Adaptive Learning. Setting the Stage.
Want Adaptive Learning To Work? Encourage Adaptive Teaching. Here’s How
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
we have been using adaptive learning since 2012, and we believe that a single constituency—painted by some as a barrier to the adoption of new technology in the classroom—is largely responsible for our success: our faculty. But when a scaled implementation leverages faculty expertise and feedback during all stages, the culture shifts, and faculty move from being skeptical of adaptive learning to being advocates for it. Here are three major lessons that we have learned along the way: Lesson 1: Communicate the Positives for Faculty, Not Just For Students.
5 Tech Tools That Are Great For Adaptive Learning.
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Adaptive learning is where teaching methods and materials change to match each student’s pace. This is where technology becomes incredibly powerful – students can be set challenges through apps and websites and they can work at their own pace – the technology adapts. How do you incorporate adaptive learning in the classroom? Click here for my full tutorial.
How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. STEM Education
APRIL 22, 2015
The post How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. Featured Trends adaptive technology case study featured learning assessment resource This article was co-written by Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Ben Owens Many of today’s classrooms look very much like they did 100 years ago: rows of desks, students passively listening to lecture-based instruction, and a one-size-fits all method of instruction. These classrooms look nothing like the real world’s fast-moving, tech-savvy global workplaces, and until […]. STEM Education appeared first on Edudemic.
Adaptive Learning: What Can It Do for Students?
JANUARY 25, 2016
Learning is supposed to be fun, but not all students experience it that way. Sometimes they encounter learning challenges because a teacher's presentation of the materials doesn’t sync up with their learning style. Adaptive software isn’t prescriptive — that task is reserved for the teacher! would go home crying because I was so frustrated. Skinner?
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview: MobyMax CEO Glynn Willett
MARCH 22, 2016
A Fascinating Look at the Future of Adaptive Curriculum and Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning MobyMax is a leader in the world of online curricula for grades K-8. Their powerful Adaptive. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
The problem with ‘any time, any place, any path, any pace’
MAY 7, 2015
In most online courses and/or ‘adaptive learning systems’ … Students do low-level work at times that are convenient. Digitizing, chunking, and algorithmizing worksheet-like learning tasks doesn’t move them out of the domains of factual recall and procedural regurgitation. The modality doesn’t change the substance of the learning task. Which is yours? rethink.
TCC Takes Z-Degrees to the Next Level With Adaptive Learning
JUNE 24, 2016
Now benefits like those cost reductions and higher student success rates are prompting the school to roll out more Z-degrees programs and extend its partnership with Lumen Learning by piloting next-generation adaptive OER courseware. TCC partnered with Lumen Learning in 2013 to develop open educational resource (OER) courses and degree programs with the use of the Candela platform. This version of courseware acts as an OER delivery system but is augmented by personalized learning features that help faculty members connect with students and guides student learning.
3 Research Findings to Inform K-12 Technology Investments
MARCH 24, 2015
Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Drive the Deployment of Next Generation Learning Techniques Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
LeapFrog’s $140 tablet includes some adaptive learning features
AUGUST 20, 2015
New tablet adjusts learning to young learners’ needs. LeapFrog has released a new Android-based tablet for young learners designed to scale learning activities as students grow, meaning it is capable of remembering curricular progress across games, automatically adjusting learning levels, and providing tutorials on demand for students when they struggle.
Mobile is Changing Everything, and Education is no Exception
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Well Developed apps Provide Multi-modal Learning Pathways, Bridge Gaps, and Extend our Reach As the digital world gets more integrated with daily life, mobile apps are used as tools to get things. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That Are Most Exciting Right Now
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
Notice the emphasis on ‘feeding them content’
JULY 14, 2015
Adaptive learning. Assessment Learning and Teaching adaptive learning Christine Willig individualization learning teachingvia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYR47-XJq64#t=01m55s. NYR47-XJq64#t=01m55s. Related Posts. 10+1 reactions to closing Iowa’s achievement gaps. What does it mean to be ‘aligned to the Common Core?’
The Shocking Truth About Competency Based Education
MAY 14, 2015
Adaptive Learning Technologies Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics CBE over coming barriers hurdles competency based education and regional accreditation status update competency based education on the rise competency based higher education getting regionally accreditedIt seemed like such a positive.
?What Makes a Smart Course ‘Smart’?
JANUARY 13, 2017
It turns out that what makes a course smart isn’t necessarily the use of impressive technology or data; it’s about the way technology enhances the practices of good teaching and learning. The smartphone generation expects a level of engagement from software-based learning experiences that require deliberate design. Smart courses reflect the shift toward an emerging field called Learning Experience Design. learner doesn’t waste time trying to navigate the course, but instead spends all of their time learning. Designed Adaptivity. Is that adaptive?
Debate on new education law overlooks future of testing
The Christensen Institute
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Seeing the rapid growth of testing in recent decades, many educators and parents are tired of tests taking time away from learning and want the federal government to push back on its prominence in schools. Others, including civil rights advocates, have warned about the consequences of walking away from annual tests that measure whether students from all backgrounds are learning. Instead, students will be able to take online assessments that adapt to their levels to provide an accurate and timely snapshot of exactly what they know.
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – D2L Founder & CEO John Baker
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
D2L is a recognized innovator in the Learning Management System market space, regularly incorporating emerging technologies in their flagship LMS, recently renamed “Brightspace“ In this. Adaptive Learning Technologies Education Technology Success Stories Future of Education Technology Interviews - Education Technology Thought Leaders Learning Analytics Learning Management & Course Management Systems desire to learn ceo interview education technology leadership d2l gamification in LMS increase retention with personalized learning turning edtech vision into reality
Socratic Used Extensive User Testing to Build Powerful Free “Digital Tutor” App
AUGUST 23, 2016
Adaptive Learning Technologies Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology AI digital tutor artificial intelligence based digital tutor app free app provides student guidance homework help AI tutorArtificial Intelligence and User Testing Empower New App That Can Provide Students Help With Many Academic Subjects Last month we at Socratic debuted our namesake free education app for high school. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
Founder of Adaptive Learning Company Knewton to Leave CEO Position
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Jose, Ferreira, who launched the global adaptive technology company in 2008, will remain on the board of directors. The post Founder of Adaptive Learning Company Knewton to Leave CEO Position appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Adaptive Learning Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Knewton
Newsela – Robust Education Technology for Reading Comprehension Skills Development
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Adaptive Platform Delivers Reading Materials at 5 Different Reading Levels, With Built in Assessments How would you like to be able to give students reading assignments focused on current events that. Adaptive Learning Technologies Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics common core reading strategies adaptive software improve reading comprehension improve reading skills software reading comprehension education technology reading comprehension softwarePlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post.
Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make
AUGUST 23, 2016
The instructional technology space is a fabulous way to find and interact with personal learning communities and leverage other experts in your field. When my ignorance became obvious, I decided to learn more about my Muslim students, their culture and holidays. Learn something new because you want to Sure, we all need to fulfill our clock hour requirements for relicensure. Search for learning opportunities that can truly fuel your passion and fit your life, where you can learn at your own pace. This can only mean one thing—the new school year is imminent!
K-12 Dealmaking: Apple Acquires Learnsprout; Pearson, Knewton Turn to Adaptive Math
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Recent dealmaking news includes acquisitions by Apple and Excelligence Learning, and partnership between Pearson and Knewton. Excelligence Learning Acquires Really Good Stuff: Brentwood Associates -backed Excelligence Learning Corp. Utilizing New York-based Knewton’s adaptive learning platform, Pearson says it will update its digital curriculum, enVisionMATH2.0. Reibel went on to serve as CEO of Amplify Learning before leaving News Corp in last year. Here’s a recap of the dealmaking across the K-12 space: Apple Buys Learnsprout: Apple Inc.
K-12 Dealmaking: Chinese Tutoring Company Entstudy Raises $18 Million; Piper Picks Up $2 Million
JUNE 29, 2016
With PiperEDU, students will learn programming, engineering and electronics as they assemble their own computers and build gadgets to solve Minecraft challenges,” the company noted. based adaptive online learning technology business, has raised $1.7 Marketplace K-12 adaptive learning Fundraising K-12 dealmakingIn the latest round of dealmaking news, a number of ed-tech companies staged successful fundraising rounds, including China-based tutoring platform Entstudy and Piper, a startup that offers computer kits for kids. Entstudy Raises $18.2 Piper Raises $2.1
Help Deliver Better Learning From Textbooks with the OpenStax College “Concept Coach”
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Adaptive Learning Technologies Education Technology Success Stories Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies Open Educational Resources OER adaptive feedback software OER best open college textbooks coaching software embedded in online text booksOpenStax College is Testing Embedded Coaching Software for Their OER Textbooks … and YOU can Help. More and more teachers, administrators, and #edtech enthusiasts like yours truly are becoming. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.
Caring doesn’t scale. Scaling doesn’t care.
NOVEMBER 22, 2015
Why must we replace opportunities to interact with teachers and tutors with artificial intelligence and adaptive systems? Tech Integration adaptive learning David WileyDavid Wiley said: Why are we hell-bent on taking the greatest communications technology ever known and making sure that no one communicates with it? Why are we so excited by the prospect of care, encouragement, and support giving way to a “Next” button that algorithmically chooses what a student should see next? license at [link]. Image credit: Crossroads Elementary School , DoDEA. No related posts.
Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative May be Biting Off More Than It Can Chew
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Adaptive Learning Technologies Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics can chan zuckerberg education initiative succeed facebook ceo education initiative how do educators feel about chan zuckerberg initiative is chan zuckerberg new NCLBThanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
K-12 Dealmakers to Focus on Adaptive Learning, Assessment, Report Says
JUNE 3, 2015
Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes. Assessment Ed-tech Houghton Mifflin Harcourt McGraw-Hill Renaissance Learning Venture Capital berkerynoyes edtech houghtonmifflinharcourt mcgrawhill renaissancelearning
Propelling Personalized and Adaptive Learning through Data – Chris Scarth, UK
MARCH 10, 2015
Almost universally, educators stressed the importance of personalized learning as a way to promote active engagement within the classroom. One of the best parts of attending BETT in January was talking directly with teachers and education leaders face-to-face. But while … Continue reading →
Newsela PRO – a Powerful Reading Comprehension Platform, Useful for Many Subject Areas
DECEMBER 16, 2015
This Individualized, Adaptive Reading Comprehension Tool is Aligned to Common Core and NGSS Standards Yesterday, we got a good look at Newsela, with a focus on the many things teachers and students. Adaptive Learning Technologies Future of Education Technology _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics adaptive reading comprehension skills software program best paid reading comprehension software recommended reading comprehension software software assesses common core reading strategiesPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post.