An overview of adaptive learning

Linways Technologies

4 features of Linways LMS that make it perfect for nurturing adaptive learning. Adaptive learning or adaptive teaching is essentially a teaching mechanism. Adaptive learning is about making learning personal. Teaching and learning.

CK-12 announces mobile apps with adaptive learning

Educational Technology Guy

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. In addition, if you struggle with a concept, it will recommend resources, like articles and videos, to help you.

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Key Findings and Tips for Adaptive Learning

edWeb.net

The use of differentiated instruction to individualize each student’s learning experience is becoming more common in today’s elementary classrooms, but creating meaningful differentiation for a typical class of 25 students or more can still be a challenge. What should educators and administrators know about adaptive learning? The survey found that instructional leaders overwhelmingly saw the value of adaptive learning to help individualize instruction.

How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. STEM Education

Edudemic

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. The post How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. Featured Trends adaptive technology case study featured learning assessment resource

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. In this article and podcast episode, we are going to take a deep dive into tools and strategies that you may not know about. Sarah Kiefer recently wrote a wonderful review of the Dynamic Learning with Google podcast series. Shake Up Learning 2020.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here’s how Google describes it : “ The Chromebook App Hub , an online resource to help educators, administrators and developers work together to learn about Chromebook apps and activity ideas for schools. Idea Sparks are designed to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for their students with Chromebooks. Learn more about ASSISTments.

Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI, Analytics, and Adaptive Technologies in Education

ProfHacker

I can see evidence around me that AI (Artificial Intelligence), Analytics and Adaptive Learning are being pushed in the education field, but I have a strong aversion to all of them, mainly on ethical grounds. It also completely ignores the socio-emotional role of a teacher: in motivating the learner, promoting their love of a subject, recognizing their interest in something, and in providing moral support whether in things related to learning or to life.

10 Emerging Education Technologies

Edudemic

What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computingAre you or your students wearing your Apple Watches to school, and if so, are you using them as part of your curriculum?

Guest post: Using EdTech and AI to reduce social inequality

EdTech4Beginners

An article on the newspaper “The Independent” in 2017 claims that the gap between the number of students from private and public schools to reach university has never been larger. And last year, an article on the newspaper “The Guardian” argued for the complete abolishment of privates schools in the country. Educational Technology and Artificial intelligence are two of these tools, and are already being successfully used by Seneca Learning. The UK Educational Gap.

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, participated to a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019. The event was hosted by Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR , a digital learning community for the Australian vocational education and training sector. Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech.

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Remote Learning Teaching Tips

A Principal's Reflections

With little to no training or preparation, they have stepped up to keep learning going. A recent eSchool News article highlighted that most teachers don’t feel fully prepared for remote learning. teachers in mid-March to collect and share best practices, ideas, and common approaches to remote learning. Perhaps the most concerning survey result is that more than half of teachers (57 percent) say they do not feel prepared to facilitate remote and online learning.

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

EdTech4Beginners

From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom. As education institutions fully embrace integrating technology in their pedagogy, here are 5 EdTech trends educators need to watch this year: Integrated Learning Solutions. Integrated learning solutions provide multi-platform opportunities for children to learn. Learning Analytics. Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape.

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K–12 Departments Work Collaboratively to Support New Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

Let’s start with what personalized learning is — or should be — and go from there. A 2017 Medium post from the Office of Educational Technology laments the lack of clarity about the term “personalized learning”: “The lack of a consistent definition and language for a relatively complex idea has hampered both understanding and effective ­implementation,” the article states. MORE FROM EDTECH: See where K–12 schools can turn to for personalized learning resources.

21st-Century classrooms: Accommodating different learning styles

Neo LMS

Every child has a specific learning method that helps them achieve the best results possible. With many different approaches to the style of learning, it can be hard to find a way to teach that caters for the diverse needs of learners in a 21st-century classroom. That’s why in today’s post, we’re exploring all the different types of learning styles and how a classroom can better provide a learning experience that meets the needs of everyone.

No, K-12 schools aren’t getting disrupted. But here’s what is.

The Christensen Institute

Talk of disruption in K–12 education took off when Clayton Christensen’s 2008 book, Disrupting Class , used Disruptive Innovation theory to conclude that online learning is poised to transform K–12 schooling. Since the book’s publication, virtual charter schools have continued to expand, and a number of innovative brick-and-mortar charter schools that make heavy use of online learning have made notable headlines. But online learning is not disrupting the K–12 education system.

The Remote Route to Literacy Development

edWeb.net

Teaching and learning move out of the classroom into the virtual world, putting literacy gains at risk. When COVID hit and schools closed, teachers wondered how to bring this successful program into the virtual learning environment with the same student reach and impact.

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Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

At its core is the idea that meaningful learning is a creative process. Within this fluid environment, educators are striving to adapt. One important adaptation is the shakeup of classroom design. Schools are creating classroom layouts that support successful 21 st century learning. The ability to rearrange components supports the many faces of constructive learning. Evidence-based learning environments. Active learning environments.

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Guest Post - How Artificial Intelligence will Empower Future Classrooms

Educational Technology Guy

While formal education in several parts of the world is still associated with the widely-accepted traditional brick and mortar schools, the global education fraternity has opened up to e-learning. E-learning equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) has an immense potential to revolutionize education. Along with gauging a student’s learning style and pre-existing knowledge, AI systems can meticulously design courses catering to the specific needs of the students.

Pros and Cons of Using eLearning Software in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Technology allows you to teach and learn from any part of the world with Internet access and electricity. Sure, having specialized software for learning is great, but these will at least start you off on the right foot. Instant verification Online learning software allows controlling the learning process better and watching out for academic dishonesty. Learning Solutions Magazine Of course, specialized online periodicals had to land on the list.

Six trajectories for education and technology

Bryan Alexander

It’s a very impressive article, packing a lot of insight into a short space. Malcolm Brown begins with three major drivers: personalization, hybrid learning, and big data. The director of EDUCAUSE ELI describes six major trends (he calls them “trajectories”) for technology and education.

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Report: One of the Biggest Obstacles to Remote Learning? Finding a Quiet Place to Work

Edsurge

With school plans for the fall focused less on reopening and more on resuming remote learning, the mixed experience with online instruction from the spring offers many lessons for how district leaders can better prepare for this next go around.

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Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. The goal of the software giveaway is to jump-start “learning engineering,” the practice of applying findings from learning science to college classrooms.

9 Touch Typing Programmes for Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I received this thoughtful article from Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Rohan, chockablock filled of information on how to evaluate a typing program for your students and which of the many meet the grade: Touch Typing software in the American market provides you with a huge amount of choice. This is not surprising as the US embraced Touch Typing as part of their educational system many years ago and is a mandated part of learning. Expert typing lessons to learn the 10-finger system.

The future of libraries and what higher ed leaders think of education: Deanna Marcum on the next Forum

Bryan Alexander

We’ll draw on Deborah Fallows’ recent article, “ The Library Card.” Ithaka S+R’s Rayane Alamuddin, Martin Kurzweil, and Daniel Rossman assembled and queried a 110-person panel, seeking institutional leaders’ and experts’ opinions on a wide range of subjects, from adaptive learning to free tuition. Next up on the Future Trends Forum is Deanna Marcum, from Ithaka S+R.

PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design, User Experience

techlearning

Nominate it for the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Contest! Click here for details] PBS LearningMedia, a partnership between PBS and WGBH, sees more than one million unique users visit it each month during the school year to access free, high-quality, classroom-ready resources, including videos, images, lesson plans, articles, primary sources and more. PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

Kleinspiration

Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Designed specifically to meet the Common Core and other rigorous state standards, Lexia Reading Core5 provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, and delivers norm and criteria-referenced performance data and analysis without interrupting the flow of instruction to administer a test.

Some powerful trends in higher education that you should know about.

Linways Technologies

Decision makers are more concerned about the quality of the syllabi, and the system, that they are constantly revising older, static workflows and norms to newer adaptive ones. Teachers need to have digital literacy Research mentality and continuous learning to stay updated. Skills to handle better tools than paper files and excel sheets to work efficiently Not just teaching but also contributing towards assuring quality and offering a learning experience for the student.

How Data Science Can Help You Create Better Customer Experiences

EdNews Daily

This study of data has now grown into a dedicated field and Data Science learning is becoming a sought-after career. Data Science leverages modern technologies like AI and machine learning in continuously adapting to various scenarios where security might be a concern. learning delays. The research and analysis in these directions can help educators modify and create adaptive learning curriculum for their students. By Samuel Alfie.

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Digital Leadership is Not Optional

A Principal's Reflections

Personalized and blended learning pathways were proclaimed to be the future of education. Emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, open education resources (OER), coding, and adaptive learning tools are moving more into the mainstream in some schools. How are we adapting and evolving? From a growth perspective, the Personal Learning Network ( PLN ) concept has dramatically impacted countless educators across the globe.

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When Personalized Learning Is a Logical Fallacy

Edsurge

Personalized learning is not a product you can buy — it’s a set of strategies that teachers can implement, sometimes with the help of products that are designed to support those strategies. But we’ve been disheartened to see a lack of interest in making that clear distinction, as evidenced most recently by the comments of a number of our colleagues in a recent Campus Technology article. Personalized learning, adaptive learning, potato, potahto.

5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

According to an article at washingtonpost.com , its actually not that uncommon - "70,000 school-age children wake up each morning for class and walk as far as the nearest Web-enabled gadget…" which is sometimes sitting at the side of their bed in the form of a laptop or tablet. They can be used to save time for both students and educators while accomplishing the feel of a one-on-one learning environment. Learning how to reach masses all at once is educational innovation at its best.

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CUE 2018: 4 Ways Google Forms Create Efficiencies for Teachers and Administrators

EdTech Magazine

For educators, Google Forms are an integral component of facilitating personalized and adaptive learning. Technology is a huge driver of personalized learning. Article. CUE 2018: 4 Ways Google Forms Create Efficiencies for Teachers and Administrators. meghan.bogardu…. Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:37. But, they can also be huge in driving efficiency. Google Forms are really my favorite tech tool,” said Brent Coley, principal of Alta Murrieta Elementary School (Calif.),

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

From learning analytics tools providing students with instant feedback on their work to virtual reality facilitating field trips to faraway lands to 3D printers filling makerspaces, the classroom looks quite a bit different than it did just five years ago. Learning Analytics Tools Provide Real-Time Feedback. Tools that can visualize student progress in real time and recommend learning activities based on individual student progress are just becoming available,” said Culatta.

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E-learning in times of crisis: The CARE2 Framework

Neo LMS

As many brick and mortar schools have closed, many have transitioned into online or distance learning. It has advised learners and educators to use its online learning platform. Read more: Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education. E-learning in times of crisis: The CARE2 Framework. The key concepts in learning in times of crisis follow the CARE2 framework, which is comprised of the following principles: Connection & Compassion. E-learning

New RCT Study Shows ST Math Boosts Students’ Self-Beliefs

MIND Research Institute

In a recent EdSurge article, “ Why Struggle Is Essential for the Brain — and Our Lives ,” professor and author Jo Boaler describes a student whose “standardized test score in mathematics improved by 450 percent after 18 struggle filled lessons.” Both are part of the ST Math learning model, which helps students understand math concepts through productive struggle and experiential problem-solving. Research Shows Students Learn Better Through Creative Problem Solving.

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