5 Tech Tools That Are Great For Adaptive Learning.

EdTech4Beginners

Adaptive learning is where teaching methods and materials change to match each student’s pace. This is where technology becomes incredibly powerful – students can be set challenges through apps and websites and they can work at their own pace – the technology adapts. Here are 5 great tech tools which will bring adaptive learning to your classroom: Socrative – set questions and tasks which students can then work through at their own pace.

Lexia PowerUp Literacy Wins Best Personalized/Adaptive Learning Tool

eSchool News

For the second time in two months, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company (NYSE: RST) has had two of its literacy programs recognized as standouts in a prominent edtech award program.

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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. 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 to Do Adaptive Learning Right

Edsurge

But optimizing a flawed model of education is not in the best interests of our students, and from a learning outcomes perspective may make things worse than they already are. In the case of adaptive learning, education commentator Audrey Watters gave examples of how things can go badly wrong on her blog. Serendipity and curiosity are such important elements in learning,” she asks. We both work in the edtech industry and have a background in education.

Quizlet Tips for Teachers & Students Including Adaptive Learn Mode @quizlet #edtech

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It is one of those tools that students are using whether or not their teachers are assigning Quizlet in the classroom, which is amazing! Most specifically, many students don’t know all the features available with Learn Mode : learn mode builds an adaptive study plan based on what the student needs to study and how well they know the material, adjusting questions to make the study sessions harder or easier based on a student’s study patterns.

Follett Acquires Fishtree Adaptive Learning Platform

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Follett today announced that it has acquired Fishtree, an adaptive learning platform that streamlines both the technical integration and educational adoption of personalized learning in school classrooms. Follett will integrate the machine-based learning tools of Fishtree within Follett’s Destiny content and resource management platform used by more than 70,000 schools and school districts across North America.

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.

4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Neo LMS

With already enough things to juggle at the same time, teachers don’t have it easy when it comes to finding the right edtech and implementing it successfully in their classrooms. But most of all, let’s not forget that edtech is just a cog in the system, not the entire system.

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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.

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.

Guest Post: Raising Expectations and Addressing Inequities in Edtech

Digital Promise

Following nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and others at the hands of police, I have received a slew of emails from edtech companies containing statements of solidarity and inclusion, explaining that the company supports diversity and does not tolerate racism.

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With Eyes on Asia, Kidaptive Raises $19.1M to Grow Its ‘Invisible’ Adaptive Learning Platform

Edsurge

Once known for a learning game, the Redwood City, Calif.-based based company now touts itself as a provider of adaptive-learning technologies for educational content providers. Kidaptive first entered the edtech market in 2012 with Leo’s Pad, a game-based learning app that offered mini-games and puzzles to assess cognitive skills in young children. The company has refocused its business and research around what it calls its “Adaptive Learning Platform.”

ACT Bets Big on Analytics, Adaptive Learning With $7.5M Investment in Smart Sparrow

Edsurge

In recent years, the nonprofit has invested in several education technology efforts around learning analytics and adaptive learning. million investment in Smart Sparrow , a company that offers a platform used by many higher-ed faculty members and instructors to develop online, adaptive courses and simulations. Roorda wants the ACT to become more involved in the learning process, and provide more analytics solutions to teachers and students.

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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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. Accessibility Tools with Google. Use your tools!

How an LMS can support a school’s edtech strategy

Neo LMS

Poor student data management makes it harder for educators to form a complete picture of each student’s learning progress and provide timely and personalized recommendations to boost student achievement. 7 Ways an LMS supports a school’s edtech strategy. Anytime, anywhere learning.

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3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning

Neo LMS

This unprecedented situation calls for a flexible hybrid learning approach to minimize further disruption and ensure that high-quality teaching and learning can continue. Hybrid (or blended) learning takes any classroom a step further towards the virtual learning environment while still allowing face-to-face interaction and communication, albeit less than in the regular classroom. 3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning. Adaptive learning.

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Guest post: Using EdTech and AI to reduce social inequality

EdTech4Beginners

Because of that, it is important to find new tools to try and close the social gap between pupils of different socioeconomic status. Educational Technology and Artificial intelligence are two of these tools, and are already being successfully used by Seneca Learning. Using EdTech and AI to tackle the problem. Seneca Learning is a free online homework and revision platform that covers most of the secondary school curriculum. This is another advantage of EdTEch.

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Mapping the universe of edtech that connects

eSchool News

I’m excited to share a tool that my colleagues and I have been working on for the past few years: a market map of what we’re calling Edtech that Connects. We’ve captured a wide range of edtech tools that are bringing new relationships within reach for students. The tool lives—and will be regularly updated—at whoyouknow.org. But I had a lurking suspicion that something was missing from that booming edtech market. Slices of the traditional edtech market.

The 7 Key Elements of eSpark’s Theory of Learning

eSpark

eSpark’s Theory of Learning is grounded in seven research-based elements – teaching practices or design elements – that are directly linked to student learning outcomes. 1: Differentiation Keeps Learning Accessible. 2: Adaptivity Allows For Growth.

DreamBox Learning® Enters ELA Market with Acquisitions of Reading Plus® and Squiggle Park

eSchool News

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated DreamBox’s growth as most district administrators rapidly adopted and scaled blended learning solutions to support remote learning. To learn more about DreamBox, visit [link]. About DreamBox Learning. BELLEVUE, Wash.

How an LMS can supports a school’s edtech strategy

Neo LMS

Poor student data management makes it harder for educators to form a complete picture of each student’s learning progress and provide timely and personalized recommendations to boost student achievement. 7 Ways an LMS supports a school’s edtech strategy. Anytime, anywhere learning.

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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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Is edtech a win-win solution for students and educators?

Neo LMS

All things considered, there’s a consensus that today’s students should not only learn, but also use technology to support their learning. Worldwide there’s a growing number of initiatives to include education technologies — or edtech — in the classroom. Edtech surely seems a win-win solution for both students and teachers. Students win with edtech. Engaging learning materials are one factor. Educators also win with edtech. E-learning

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The EdTech Industry – The Sector Witnessing The Steepest Growth Curve

AsiaTechDaily

The coronavirus outbreak has put the EdTech industry in the spotlight like never before. With educational institutions being closed across the globe, many schools across the world have moved to a remote learning model for this academic year. Bookmark( 0 ). Please login to bookmark.

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.

Help Deliver Better Learning From Textbooks with the OpenStax College “Concept Coach”

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More and more teachers, administrators, and #edtech enthusiasts like yours truly are becoming. Adaptive Learning Technologies Education Technology Success Stories Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies Open Educational Resources OER adaptive feedback software OER best open college textbooks coaching software embedded in online text books

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A new framework to unlock edtech’s potential for teachers

The Christensen Institute

Edtech can help teachers use their time, attention, and energy in new ways to make a bigger difference for their students. Although edtech is a common feature in most classrooms today, I suspect most schools are only skimming the surface when it comes to using technology to burst past time and human resource constraints. But the greatest benefits of edtech, I would argue, come from saving teachers’ time and enabling new instructional models.

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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. 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. The Chromebook App Hub is designed to help teachers find the best resources, tools, and apps, sort of a one-stop-shop idea. They are just about the tool.

Mapping the universe of edtech that connects

The Christensen Institute

This week I’m excited to share a tool that my colleagues and I have been working on for the past few years: a market map of what we’re calling Edtech that Connects. We’ve captured a wide range of edtech tools that are bringing new relationships within reach for students. The tool lives—and will be regularly updated—at whoyouknow.org. But I had a lurking suspicion that something was missing from that booming edtech market. Want to learn more?

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5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

Neo LMS

Even though many schools are already embracing the benefits that edtech provides, many others still aren’t taking advantage of these opportunities. Schools need to understand the importance of investing in the right edtech resources and platforms, not just to elevate teaching and learning, but to ensure that these address schools’ overall aims and support staff when it comes to reducing workloads and streamlining processes.

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Unique Learning System Named Overall EdTech Solution of the Year

N2Y

Huron, Ohio— Business Wire n2y, the leader in special education, today announced Unique Learning System ® has been selected as the winner of the Overall EdTech Solution of the Year award in the third annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program. About EdTech.

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. It also sparked his belief that textbooks could evolve from something static into more fluid resources that adapt to students’ readiness levels. EdSurge: What prompted you to develop an adaptive approach to learning math? How can an adaptive learning approach help?

Mapping the universe of edtech that connects

eSchool News

I’m excited to share a tool that my colleagues and I have been working on for the past few years: a market map of what we’re calling Edtech that Connects. We’ve captured a wide range of edtech tools that are bringing new relationships within reach for students. The tool lives—and will be regularly updated—at whoyouknow.org. But I had a lurking suspicion that something was missing from that booming edtech market.

Deals and More Deals: The Top Edtech Business Stories of 2019

Edsurge

Here’s a look at the biggest edtech business stories of 2019—the ones that captured the most attention, and the ones that should have your attention. Thanks to a $157 million fundraise, the edtech industry has given birth to its third U.S. US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45