School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

They gave each student access to technology that helps teachers customize their lessons. Some education technology developers, such as Knewton, say machines can figure out what students need to know and how best to deliver it. based education reform advocacy group.

The Growing Role of Technology in Personalized Learning

MindShift

They gave each student access to technology that helps teachers customize their lessons. Some education technology developers, such as Knewton, say machines can figure out what students need to know and how best to deliver it. For instance, Waggle, a program powered by Knewton’s technology, serves students new tasks based on how well they did on previous tasks. You want to extend and maximize their time in the system,” said Jose Ferreira, Knewton’s founder and CEO.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, There are, of course, vast inequalities in access to technology — in school and at home and otherwise — and in how these technologies get used.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Knewton ( mind-reading robo tutor in the sky ) – $157.25 One could look at companies that made major shuffles in the executive boardrooms: a new CEO at Coursera , the departure of Coursera’s chief product officer , a new CEO at Knewton , the departure of Altschool’s COO , for instance.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

I wrote about his education portfolio – it includes Clever, Knewton, and AltSchool – but I’ll revisit this topic when I tackle ed-tech and surveillance “personalization” in a subsequent article in this series.). Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes – think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups.