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Key Findings and Tips for Adaptive Learning

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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.

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. Using EdTech and AI to tackle the problem. Using EdTech has big advantages in relation to regular books.

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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. Competency-based learning.

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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. Idea Sparks are designed to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for their students with Chromebooks. Learn more about ASSISTments. Shake Up Learning 2019.

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

ProfHacker

One of the key things about the report is that we are asked to suggest what technologies we think will be highly influential in education in the far, medium and near terms. Why invest in technology when the money can be put to better use investing in people?

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

EdTech4Beginners

Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape. The Journal’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey reveals that 87% of educators , agree that technology has positively impacted their ability to teach. The survey also found that 96% of respondents say that technology will play a positive role in the future of education. From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom. Learning Analytics.

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The Future Is Adaptive: An Interview with TrueShelf’s Shiva Kintali

Edsurge

As a teacher, mathematician and cyclist, TrueShelf CEO and founder Dr. Shiva Kintali knows from experience that not everyone moves at the same pace when learning—whether inside the classroom or out. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in West Bengal, India Kintali fell behind in a course on complexity theory (which is too complex to explain here). EdSurge: What prompted you to develop an adaptive approach to learning math? We use a learning technique called.

5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology Imagine going to school without getting out of bed. Educational technology seems to be progressing at warp speed, with new advances emerging every single day. Learning how to reach masses all at once is educational innovation at its best.

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Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

Edsurge

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Yet all higher-ed institutions need and use technology, and most rely on external developers rather than develop their own tools. That was a major question we explored at the EdTech Efficacy Academic Research Symposium in Washington D.C.

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. Planned obsolescence of mobile technology.

K–12 Departments Work Collaboratively to Support New Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

Engaging students and personalizing instruction with technology requires IT and instructional experts to work effectively , together, outside of their traditional silos. Let’s start with what personalized learning is — or should be — and go from there.

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.

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

The Christensen Institute

Edtech entrepreneurs and school choice advocates sometimes invoke it as an indomitable force that will redeem and transform broken school systems. 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. Disruptive innovations need a technology that can improve over time until customers see it as comparable to traditional options.

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

At its core is the idea that meaningful learning is a creative process. This shift is both a result of, and further propelled by, technology. Within this fluid environment, educators are striving to adapt. One important adaptation is the shakeup of classroom design.

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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. Hence, hands-on activities are important and count as a form of experiential learning.

Giving Thanks: The Top EdSurge Contributors of 2016

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The edtech entrepreneurs, educators, investors and other education professionals that share their opinions and practices through storytelling on our site are invaluable to this industry, and we celebrate them. Today, we’d like to call out nine of our contributors in particular, who’ve written the most popular articles of 2016. Educators and Administrators—From the 'Instruct' Newsletter Adaptive learning. Personalized learning. Blended learning.

What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design’

Edsurge

Somewhere between our collective obsession with predictive analytics and infatuation with adaptive learning, higher education wonks and practitioners are making time to deconstruct the quality attributes of online courses. The ID ticks off the boxes for alignment of learning outcomes and accessibility and sends the faculty on his or her way to teach the course. Does our current quality evaluation ensure a wonderful learning experience?

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?A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

Edsurge

Designing online learning experiences is essential to training employees, mobilizing customers, serving students, building marketing channels, and sustaining business models. But I’ve come to believe that contemporary instructional design sits at the intersection of three core disciplines: learning science, human-centered design, and digital marketing. But they can also be creating learning apps, museum exhibits, or the latest educational toy. Share what you learned.

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?HigherEd Year in Review: What We’ve Learned (and Loved) in Our First 365 Days

Edsurge

As a result, we’re pausing to reflect on what we’ve learned from our work, yes, from our readers. First the numbers: In the past year, we have published more than 300 articles about the shifting trends in higher ed, education technology and digital learning. Don’t be a stranger in year two—here’s the team below (plus each of our favorite articles so far) to help break the ice. What’s my favorite EdSurge HigherEd article? A new President.

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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. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Technology is a huge driver of personalized learning. Add-ons, which can be downloaded directly in a Google Form or Sheet, are a great way to make the simple technology a bit more dynamic. Keep track of EdTech 's coverage of CUE 2018 by bookmarking our conference page.

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. Article.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is the second part of my much-abbreviated look at the stories that were told about education technology in 2018 – and in this case, the people who funded the storytellers. I assumed that they looked to see if the company could do what it promised – financially, technologically. The technology did not work. DreamBox Learning (adaptive learning): $130 million. DadaABC (English language learning): $100 million.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system.

'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

I will not be assigning penance today – although as a scholar of history and culture, I do want you (all of us, really) to think about what we’ve done; to think about what we’ve said; to think about the stories we tell about the future of technology and education.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” – “This includes how long-distance learning programs are defined.” Via The Washington Post : “ A South Carolina school district just abolished snow days – and will make students learn online.” ” Via Edsurge : “Behind Closed Doors: Edtech Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Challenges in 2018.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Although the shooting is a local story, I am putting many of the articles here in the national section because, over a week later, it is still very much in the national headlines. ” Several other articles about this case are strewn around other sections here – in the for-profit higher ed section as well as the accreditation section.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. There’s an article in the venture philanthropy section below about how private student loans are being pitched as “impact investing.” A new project from the Learning Policy Institute and EducationCounsel : “Reimagining College Access: Performance Assessments From K–12 Through Higher Education.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. The company behind the ACT on Wednesday announced plans for a Center for Equity in Learning, which will focus on helping underserved students succeed in college and the work force.” ” Via Edsurge : “ Adam Bellow Becomes CEO of Breakout EDU to Spread Gamified Learning.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” From the story: “Online education company Udacity plans to branch out of its core technology market to meet growing demand for digitally-skilled workers in areas such as banking and the car industry, its co-founder told Reuters as the company launched in Germany.” I’m not sure what this means as the article talks about both “authenticity” (whatever that is) and the gender of instructors on various MOOC platforms. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ Rolling Stone Settles Lawsuit Over Debunked Campus Rape Article.” " It’s lovely to see the big innovation from the MOOC startups in 2017 involves the learning management system. “Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine?” I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” asks WaPo’s Valerie Strauss, before reprinting an article by UVA professor Dan Willingham.). Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” Via NBC News : “How to Thrive: Arianna Huffington Launches E-Learning Series.” ” (It’ll run on LinkedIn Learning , formerly Lynda.com , which means it’ll cost you $24.99

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” DeVos visited my hometown of Casper, Wyoming to give this speech where she spoke at the Woods Learning Center. Educause has published an article about “ The Mastery Transcript Consortium ,” a group of independent schools that are “reinventing” the college transcript. (I’m The accreditor: the Higher Learning Commission. ” According to WCET , “Developing Effective Courses Using Adaptive Learning Begins with Proper Alignment.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. Via the MIT Technology Review : “For $14,000, a Weeklong Firehose of Silicon Valley Kool-Aid.” Adeptemy , an adaptive learning company, has raised $3.48

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Congratulations, STEM folks and learn-to-code evangelists, for being featured in President Trump’s list of his 2017 accomplishments. “ Stackable Credentials May Not Boost Earnings,” says Campus Technology. Is advertorial content really something education technology journalism should foster? The English-language-learning company has raised $22.25