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. 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.

Adaptive literacy? 3 must-knows for teachers and admin about adaptive learning

eSchool News

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.

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CTU And UMUC Collaborate on Adaptive Learning and Everyone Benefits

Edsurge

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. Uniting Around Adaptive Learning. UMUC is piloting adaptive learning in courses such as accounting and finance.

Smart Sparrow Raises $4 Million to Help Teachers—Not Tools—Drive Adaptive Learning

Edsurge

market in 2014, Smart Sparrow’s offerings have increasingly been described as “adaptive courseware.” Adaptive’ is just one feature of good learning design,” the company’s founder and CEO tells EdSurge. Good learning design also needs to be engaging, motivational and structured in the right way.”. Letting Humans Drive Adaptivity. Herein lies the crux of Dror-Naim’s quibble with the word “adaptive”—and why he claims Smart Sparrow is different.

DON’T MISS IT: Teachers Leading Teachers Online Conference Starts Thursday

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers Leading Teachers Conference begins on Thursday. If you’re willing to do the work, this online conference will be a GAME CHANGER for you and your classroom. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Beth Hammett – The Future of Education: Adaptive Learning in the 21st Century Classroom. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Tim Twynn – Lights, Camera, Broadcast: Lessons Learned from a Student Run News Broadcast. Unleashing Brain-Friendly Blended Learning Spaces.

Student-Centered Learning in Spotlight at World’s Largest Ed-Tech Show

Marketplace K-12

Three students from Hong Kong demonstrate what a new study shows: students enjoy self-directed learning with the support of a teacher. The post Student-Centered Learning in Spotlight at World’s Largest Ed-Tech Show appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Conferences Market Research Personalized/Adaptive Learning Social-Emotional Needs

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Education Week and EdWeek Market Brief to Provide Briefings, Coverage at ISTE in Chicago

Marketplace K-12

Hear from our experts at ISTE about what principals think of educational technology, key market trends to watch, personalized learning and the future of work, and more. Marketplace K-12 Assessment / Testing Canada China Conferences Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Future of Work Global / International Markets India ISTE Market Research Personalized / Adaptive Learning personalized learning

Cash Awards Honor Faculty and Institutions for Innovative Use of Digital Tools

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Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) last November. The mission of the OLC DLIAwards is to discover student-centered active learning solutions that advance the world of digital learning for all students,” says Kathleen Ives, the CEO and executive director of the Online Learning Consortium. Fulé and her colleague Don Carter, the university’s director of e-learning, launched the.

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Should Make

Edsurge

The instructional technology space is a fabulous way to find and interact with personal learning communities and leverage other experts in your field. We’ve all left conferences having registered for umpteen product demos and weekly updates. 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.

Guest Post: Raising Expectations and Addressing Inequities in Edtech

Digital Promise

These programs also collect data on students to provide “individualized” instruction through machine learning. Lastly, the lack of racial diversity in school-based edtech leadership is exemplified by the makeup of conferences like ISTE.

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A Pedagogical Framework for Managing Face-to-Face and Remote Learners at the Same Time

A Principal's Reflections

Now don't get me wrong as this has been incredibly fulfilling and a great learning experience for me. However, you just can't replace face-to-face professional learning, in my opinion. Or you can plan for some sort of cooperative learning using virtual breakout rooms.

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. In the end, there is no one right way to go about implementing any type of remote learning.

Jose Ferreira Steps Down as Knewton CEO, Eyes Next Education Startup

Edsurge

Few technologists have championed the role of big data, personalized learning and many other education buzzwords as vociferously and for as long as Jose Ferreira. Ferreira’s decision marks the end of a nearly nine-year run at Knewton, where he strived to build technology to pinpoint what students know, don’t know and should learn next. He claims to be among the first to coin this approach as “adaptive learning.” What’s all the buzz about adaptive learning really about?

Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!

Neo LMS

The ISTE Conference & Expo is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. For more than three decades, educators and education leaders have gathered at the ISTE conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching. It’s that time of the year again!

5 thoughts from ISTE weekend

Dangerously Irrelevant

Five thoughts from the first couple of days here at the 2015 ISTE Conference… If “it’s not about the technology, it’s about the learning,” then why are we centering so many of our sessions on the tools? Adaptive learning. Learning and Teaching News and Events Tech Integration ISTE learning teaching tech integration

Pearson, an Investor in Knewton, Is ‘Phasing Out’ Partnership on Adaptive Products

Edsurge

Throughout the past decade, Knewton ’s adaptive learning technology has been backed by some of the biggest names in the both the publishing and venture capital community. Pearson will no longer use Knewton’s adaptive learning engine for some of its digital offerings. These innovations have allowed us to in-source our adaptive learning capability, and thus we are phasing out our agreement with Knewton for select areas of our global product portfolio.”

Blending with Playlists

A Principal's Reflections

In an effort to personalize learning more and more educators are turning to blended learning strategies. When it comes to personalized learning , the “personal” should be emphasized. Putting all kids in front of a device and having them engaged in an adaptive learning tool all at the same time is not personalized. It considers the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum, and environments by or for learners to meet their different learning needs and passions.

April 2018 Top 10 Stories

techlearning

3 Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction Learn how edtech tools are helping educators discover new possibilities for writing instruction. 8 New Personalized Learning Program Uses Adaptive Learning Redbird Language Arts & Writing helps students master language arts concepts and build foundational writing skills. 1 Apple Education Wrap-Up Watch exclusive analysis from T&L on creative new ideas for teachers and students unveiled at the Apple EDU event in Chicago.

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Nope! Why adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning

eSchool News

Sorry, adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning. It seems as if no conference schedule or edtech brochure is complete without some “New and Improved!” way to increase educational return on investment, the latest of which is “adaptivelearning. Next page: Where adaptive software plays into personalized learning).

A Summer of Student Voices

Edsurge

“But adaptive-learning technologies are bullsh*t, c’mon,” one of us would say. I see your perspective, but think about it this way,” another might respond, “Your dystopian visions of tech mean less when you think about the millions of students who aren’t learning now. Adaptive technologies aren’t ideal, but they’re a stepping stone.”. Two years ago, my second-year spring, I went to a student-run, student-organized conference and presented on Mina Loy.

Building A Cohesive Community — Where Educators Become Neighbors

ASIDE

Educational conferences can be like that. Source: Building Learning Communities 2019 That’s why the Building Learning Communities (BLC) conference from November Learning is one of our annual favorites. This recent BLC19 conference , from July 16 - 19 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel , lived up to its pedigree. We have full heads and full stomachs after a conference like this. education geography learning maps social justice

Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment

Edsurge

From cutting-edge computing and cloud services to data-driven instruction and adaptive learning, K-12 edtech solutions are abundant. Administrators involved in upgrading technology attended conferences to see what their peers were doing and what was available in the market.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model.

Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

as you continue to amplify formative learning with digital technology. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities. The back channel in the classroom is powerful and your LMS (Learning Management System) may serve this quite well.

Amazon Taps Stanford Professor, Candace Thille to Lead Internal Professional Learning

Edsurge

One of the most prominent researchers and critics of how learning technologies are built and used in higher education is joining, temporarily, one of the biggest tech companies in the world. As first reported by Inside Higher Ed, Candace Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, will be working for Amazon as the company’s Director of Learning Science and Engineering.

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. at a March 15 session at the Spring CUE 2018 conference. “I Technology is a huge driver of personalized learning. Keep track of EdTech 's coverage of CUE 2018 by bookmarking our conference page. CUE 2018: 4 Ways Google Forms Create Efficiencies for Teachers and Administrators. meghan.bogardu…. Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:37.

Innovators Worth Watching: Osmosis

The Christensen Institute

Osmosis is a web- and mobile-learning platform designed to help medical students and allied health professionals organize, absorb, and apply the knowledge they will need as clinicians. Osmosis also shares a portion of its video library for free on YouTube, where patients and their family members can learn more about a number of medical conditions. Our vision is that everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis,” explained Osmosis co-founder and CEO Shiv Gaglani. “If

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry. Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Being so hot also means that the industry uses the term “learning analytics” in a variety of ways. Taking action is the ultimate goal of any learning analytics process.

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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From Mexico to China: Why the World is Interested in the United States Edtech Market

Edsurge

The United States is expected to lead the charge, followed by countries in Asia and Europe, so it may come as no surprise that people interested in edtech are traveling from all over the world to learn from, sell to and acquire U.S. We are using iPads for our fourth to ninth grade students, and we are looking for apps and websites for our students to learn [on the devices with],” says Najera.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model.

New Grant Will Create Prizes for Faculty Using Digital Courseware

Wired Campus

Orlando — The Online Learning Consortium, in a move to encourage professors to develop and use digital courseware, will offer new prizes for faculty-led teams that advance and adopt sophisticated online courses with “a strong pedagogical focus and a sustained impact on student success in gateway courses,” the organization announced at its conference here last week.

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

What to Identify Before Personalizing Learning

edWeb.net

iNACOL defines personalized learning as “tailoring learning for each student’s strength, needs, and interests—including enabling student’s voice and choice in what, how, when and where they learn—to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible.” How students show what they have learned and celebrate their learning journey is as important to the personalized learning process as engagement, interest, voice, and choice.

Could Remixing Old MOOCs Give New Life to Free Online Education?

Edsurge

You drop these into a learning pathway, and you resequence them the way you want to,” he says. Lue will present the project next week at the OpenEdX conference in San Diego. Lue says that he hopes the LabXChange system will be a prototype of a next-generation learning platform, and that future versions could include adaptive learning features that would offer students different material based on their demonstrated skill level.

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