Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting

Edsurge

Follow education technology-reform projects, and you’ll find mixed academic outcomes and expensive consultants. In July of 2015, the district paid more than $400,000 for alignment, strategy and professional services from Education Elements, a for-profit personalized learning consultant, according to receipts obtained by EdSurge from the district. That uncertainty is causing some educators—the ones with funding—to turn to high-priced consultants for answers.

[Guest Post] The Future of Learning is Now

Education Elements

I was working in the trenches of the most confrontational aspect of education reform, trying to get laws passed to authorize vouchers, charter schools, tax-credits scholarships and education savings accounts. All the while, it was obvious to me that urgent measures had to be taken to radically transform the educational opportunities America’s children had as they entered the 21st century. Personalized Learning Education Leaders

In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

Educational technology (edtech for short) can play a significant role in mitigating and solving this growing dilemma. An increasing amount of data around personalized educational models like "blended learning" and content-specific software suggests that edtech makes instruction in diverse classrooms more efficient. If the history of education has taught us anything, it is that education is a human process.

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SMATH: How to Turn 2 Subjects Into 1 Super-Class

Edsurge

As educators, we always encourage our students to work together; we promise them two heads are better than one. She achieved National Board Certification in 2011. . They both worked with Education Elements to make smath a reality. . Education Technology School Models Learning StrategiesBut with so much happening in our individual classrooms, we teachers often don’t take our own good advice. Last year at.