Using adaptive learning to personalize learning experiences

Neo LMS

The ideal learning process for a student is one that adapts to that student’s every need: the surrounding environment, the actual content of the lesson, the method of delivery, the types of assessment — and everything in between. How adaptive learning works. E-learning

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.

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How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform by TeachThought Staff IXL is a personalized learning platform used by over 400,000 teachers worldwide. It combines curriculum, a Continuous Diagnostic, individual guidance, and real-time analytics to help teachers differentiate instruction for each of their students. The post How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform appeared first on TeachThought.

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.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

Kleinspiration

Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Lexia Reading Core5 is an online literacy program developed with an instructional model and scope and sequence based on research published in numerous peer reviewed journals. The program provides explicit, systematic, adaptive learning, scaffolding students as they struggle and advancing them to higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency.

Brainscape

Technology Tidbits

Brainscape then used an adaptive learning algorithm to differentiate instruction and display the flashcards that need more focus on. This is a great way to learn difficult subjects and break down difficult concepts. differentiated instruction flashcardsBrainscape is an excellent free iOS app/site for flashcards. Brainscape's innovative "smart" flashcards works in timed intervals that a user rates on a scale of 1 to 5.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. assessing differentiate instruction self paced learning

Fishtree

Technology Tidbits

Fishtree is an innovative new digital adaptive learning platform that allows educators to curate and create lessons for their students. Also, Fishtree combines the best features of a LMS (learning management system) that allows teachers to assess students in real-time, grade, message, and more, which makes it a perfect solution for differentiating instruction. For my Pinterest board on Differentiating Instruction click here.

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning.

Brainscape

Technology Tidbits

Brainscape then used an adaptive learning algorithm to differentiate instruction and display the flashcards that need more focus on. This is a great way to learn difficult subjects and break down difficult concepts. differentiated instruction flashcardsBrainscape is an excellent free iOS app/site for flashcards. Brainscape's innovative "smart" flashcards works in timed intervals that a user rates on a scale of 1 to 5.

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

Neo LMS

They were unprepared for the vast impact the virus would have on how students learn and education settings operate. They need to be aware of the options and solutions available to them to ensure teaching and learning can continue as seamlessly as possible, whatever the future holds.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

I will present Differentiating Instruction with Technology , at 9:30 am EDT Friday. 9:30 am – 10:30 am Vicki Davis – Differentiating Instruction with Technology. 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.

7 programs that are transforming education

eSchool News

Fuel Education’s Transformation Awards recognize schools, districts or organizations that are successfully transforming education, the way teachers teach, and how students learn. Each Transformation Award winner uses online courses and adaptive learning tools to meet the varying needs of their students, who represent different demographic, economic and geographic backgrounds.

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.

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. Differentiate Instruction with Homework Feedback Forms. For teachers with large classes, differentiating instruction for each student can be quite difficult, but Google Forms can provide a big assist. You can differentiate your instruction before class has even started ,” said Coley. Technology is a huge driver of personalized learning.

A new framework to unlock edtech’s potential for teachers

The Christensen Institute

We expect them to differentiate their instruction, address students’ social and emotional challenges, close achievement gaps, and ensure all students are prepared for life in the 21st century. In most classrooms, technology serves primarily as an instructional resource for enhancing teachers’ lesson and assignments. But the greatest benefits of edtech, I would argue, come from saving teachers’ time and enabling new instructional models.

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Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

Tom Murray

How can schools and districts systemically create a vision of teaching and learning that’s personal, authentic, relevant, and harnesses the power of technology? FRS) , is helping thousands of schools create these types of learning experiences for kids. Strands for district leaders , principals , instructional coaches , tech leaders , and librarians, created and led by over 70 innovative practitioners, are available and supporting the vision forward.

Two reasons why teachers don’t automate their work

The Christensen Institute

If you’re a teacher, just consider how nice it would be to have more time for collaborating with colleagues, differentiating your instruction, planning engaging projects, building relationships with students, or bringing field and industry experts into your classroom. For example, platforms delivering instructional videos might not give teachers practical ways to check students’ engagement and understanding. This weddedness to conventional instruction is entirely rational.

Lexia Learning’s PowerUp Literacy Program is 2.5x More Effective in Helping English Learners Close Critical Reading Gaps

eSchool News

A lack of access to connectivity and devices for distance learning, especially in low-income and under-resourced communities, has resulted in ELs being at a high risk for suffering from “COVID learning slide.” About Lexia Learning. About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

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

eSchool News

Sorry, adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning. We all know that changes in public education move slowly, but there’s one specific educational dilemma we’ve been mired in for decades, with varying levels of rhetoric and hand-wringing: How can we maximize individual student achievement with group instruction? Today we see it in the hyperbole around personalization, individualization, standards-based grading, differentiation, etc.

Are computer labs a thing of the past? Not so fast.

The Christensen Institute

In our blended learning research at the Christensen Institute, we see schools implement blending learning using technology along a wide spectrum, from a lab of desktops to 1:1 hand-held devices, 3D printers, VR headsets, and more. We also observe that at the end of the day, technology isn’t the most important component of a strong blended-learning program. In fact, computer labs are still a key stepping stone for many schools aiming to transform instruction.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

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. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. I constantly play contrarian with our marketing team around using the latest education lingo: Project-Based Learning; Web 2.0;

Two Lexia Learning Products Honored in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

techlearning

Lexia Learning today announced that its personalized literacy programs Lexia® Core5® Reading (Core5) and Lexia PowerUp Literacy™ (PowerUp) were both honored in the 2018 Tech Edvocate awards. The Tech Edvocate awards recognize outstanding products in the edtech industry that are focused on advocating for students by catering to identified classroom and learning needs. Core5 provides explicit, systematic instruction through personalized learning paths in six areas of reading.

Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students

techlearning

Students learn in different ways and have varying needs. The Fuel Education ® Transformation Awards program celebrates schools, districts, or organizations that are successfully transforming the way teachers teach and students learn. The 2018 Fuel Education (FuelEd®) Transformation Award winners are: Boulder Valley School District (Colo.) – for improving graduation rates and meeting student needs by providing online options for credit recovery and supplemental learning.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

Plus, the available content was designed around how much time I’d spend teaching it versus what I actually needed to get students adept at learning the topic at hand. We experimented with online curriculum products such as Rubicon and BetterLesson as well as adaptive learning programs such as Cognitive Tutor and Math 180 to supplement our custom curriculum—but it was virtually impossible to get the kind of flexibility we wanted without sacrificing quality.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Little did I know this experience would eventually propel me to help develop a school operating system that tackles technology issues plaguing educators and supports them with more opportunities to offer individualized instruction. I generated logins for my students and started “blending” instruction using the free content from these publishers. They bought a learning management system (LMS) and asked us to start using it. Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

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. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. I constantly play contrarian with our marketing team around using the latest education lingo: Project-Based Learning; Web 2.0;

6 EdTech Resources and Strategies to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Students

EdTechTeacher

It is therefore essential to personalize instruction based upon learner differences if we are going to ensure that all students thrive in our schools. The key strategy to get to this level of understanding involves a tried-and-true instructional practice: formative assessments and feedback. Although the specific approaches vary, strong practices typically include the following elements: Students have a clear understanding of their learning targets.

Strategies for Supporting ELL Students in Math

edWeb.net

elementary and middle school classrooms, learning and understanding the language of mathematics can be a challenge. Michele Dawson, Senior Director of Instructional Technology in Compton Unified School District, CA, and Kelly Urlacher, Senior Curriculum Designer at DreamBox Learning, had a conversation of essential approaches for supporting these students in “ Key Strategies to Making Access and Equity a Reality for ELL Students.”. For many of the 4.5