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

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.

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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.

Knewton launches free, open adaptive learning platform

eSchool News

‘Friendly robot-tutor in the sky’ delivers on-demand, hyper-personalized learning. Adaptive learning provider Knewton has launched a free, open personalized learning platform. Any individual can create or use state-of-the-art supplemental lessons to provide students with unique learning paths in real-time. Once enough users add content on a given subject it automatically springs to life and becomes adaptive. Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

Choosing The Right Adaptive Learning Tool

techlearning

Find out how adaptive learning solutions are helping teachers target instruction and use data more effectively—and how they’re helping students learn. EDGENUITY’S UPSMART ( edgenuity.com ) Valerie Wirth’s math students in the Amphitheater School District in Tucson, Arizona, learn using UpSmart. When Wirth heard about Edgenuity during an in-service program, she knew it would give her and her students new learning opportunities.

What you should know about adaptive learning

Linways Technologies

Implementing adaptive learning technology in your institution. Adaptive learning or adaptive teaching is a essentially a pedagogy mechanism. This way, the teacher can learn about student’s learning efficiency, their unique needs, and offer customised course delivery for best experience. There’s a reason why many academic experts and regulatory agencies uphold adaptive learning to be the defining shift of the future of education.

CTU And UMUC Collaborate on Adaptive Learning and Everyone Benefits

Edsurge

Those are the overriding lessons that our higher-ed institutions—early adopters with a passion for improving student outcomes—have drawn from a successful and ongoing experiment in collaboration. Sharing data, best practices, learning maps, and survey results has moved the needle on adaptive learning forward at our schools. Uniting Around Adaptive Learning. UMUC is piloting adaptive learning in courses such as accounting and finance.

Leveraging big data with connected content for stronger academic outcomes

Neo LMS

The days of gauging learning success on the basis of simple metrics like enrollment, attendance, or course completion are long gone! In other words, the metric that matters the most is student academic outcomes. In this case, the data comes from a learning context and can be algorithmically analyzed for trends and patterns. Leveraging big data in a learning context. As educators are well aware, a lack of engagement will usually result in poor academic outcomes.

How do you amplify a school’s impact on student outcomes?

The Christensen Institute

They tackle daily work one challenge at a time, but at some point down the road they hope to radically expand the positive impact our schools have on students’ life outcomes. Having teachers work overtime may seem like an economical and practical way to amplify a school’s impact on student outcomes, but in the long-run, this approach takes a toll. ” The post How do you amplify a school’s impact on student outcomes?

TCC Takes Z-Degrees to the Next Level With Adaptive Learning

Edsurge

Now benefits like those cost reductions and higher student success rates are prompting the school to roll out more Z-degrees programs and extend its partnership with Lumen Learning by piloting next-generation adaptive OER courseware. TCC partnered with Lumen Learning in 2013 to develop open educational resource (OER) courses and degree programs with the use of the Candela platform. Tackling The Learning Curve.

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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.

The Connections Between Computer Use and Learning Outcomes in Students

MindShift

The studies include research on K-12 schools and higher ed, both blended learning and online, and show results ranging from mixed to negative. A deeper look into these reports gives a sense that, even as computers become ubiquitous in classrooms, there’s a lot we still don’t know — or at least that we’re not doing to make them effective tools for learning. NPR Ed has covered adaptive learning before.

Debate on new education law overlooks future of testing

The Christensen Institute

Seeing the rapid growth of testing in recent decades, many educators and parents are tired of tests taking time away from learning and want the federal government to push back on its prominence in schools. Others, including civil rights advocates, have warned about the consequences of walking away from annual tests that measure whether students from all backgrounds are learning. Mainstream computer adaptive assessments are over a decade old.

Playing Games Can Build 21st-Century Skills. Research Explains How.

Edsurge

Research has shown our brains are “ wired for pleasure ,” and that games are an effective way to learn because they simulate adventure and keep our brains engaged and happy. But what exactly do we learn from them? Instead of learning from a combination of books, lectures and software, as students do at most schools, the primary mode of instruction for kids attending Quest to Learn is games. But make no mistake: game design is very important for learning.

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.

IBM to Partner With Scholastic, Edmodo on Artificial Intelligence

Marketplace K-12

An effort to bring artificial intelligence to Edmodo and Scholastic customers is billed as having the potential to improve students' learning outcomes and "personalize" learning. Marketplace K-12 Artificial Intelligence K-12 Dealmaking Personalized/Adaptive Learning Product ResearchThe post IBM to Partner With Scholastic, Edmodo on Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Market Brief.

‘Personalized Learning’ Plays Role in Many States’ ESSA Plans, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

While many states are prioritizing personalized learning in their plans for accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, they aren't necessarily promoting the use of technology as a path to that outcome, researchers found. The post ‘Personalized Learning’ Plays Role in Many States’ ESSA Plans, Report Finds appeared first on Market Brief.

?What Makes a Smart Course ‘Smart’?

Edsurge

Online courses are “smart,” one might assume, because they use technology to improve educational outcomes or, at least, create new efficiencies or extend the abilities of faculty and students. What attributes of course design and applications of technology transform outcomes and impact, as opposed to gratuitous investment in technology for technology’s sake? Smart courses reflect the shift toward an emerging field called Learning Experience Design. Designed Adaptivity.

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

Edsurge

The awards recognize educators’ and institutions’ innovative use of digital courseware to improve outcomes for students, especially underrepresented ones. Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) last November. The awards recognize educators’ and institutions’ innovative use of digital courseware to improve outcomes for students, especially underrepresented ones.

4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students

Neo LMS

With schools opening their gates again, the forced transition to online learning environments from the past year has made it clear that a hybrid learning model works and should continue to safeguard and minimize future disruptions to learning. Mastery-based learning.

The way people think about edtech misses the mark

The Christensen Institute

Does adaptive learning software improve test scores? Does a 1:1 device initiative improve learning? According to this paradigm, a school’s resources—edtech and teacher practices being two prime examples—each contributes to student outcomes. Therefore, improved student outcomes result from investing in the resources with the largest direct impact on student outcomes. Adaptive learning software.

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Moving to a Hybrid Learning Model

A Principal's Reflections

We don’t know for sure what education will look like in the future, but one thing is for sure, and that is the need to adapt and evolve. The pandemic shuttered schools across the globe, and lessons, some of which were very hard, were learned.

Foster student agency with these online tools

Neo LMS

It implies joint efforts from both teachers and students to reach the desired outcomes. Moreover, the process of teaching and learning needs to be anchored in real life to ensure students’ ability to apply what they learn successfully. Education is not a one-way street.

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4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Neo LMS

Let’s face it: not all edtech is created equal, so they can’t all have a great impact on student learning and school outcomes. Plus, students need to learn how to use technology to reach their goals in the classroom and beyond. How easy it is to learn how to use it?

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Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth. . Unlike summative assessments, which provide an overall view of a student’s growth from the beginning to the end of a class, formative assessments allow teachers to assess students as they learn and adjust the curriculum to focus on areas where students may need more help. “A

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High-Agency in the Remote and Hybrid Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

To achieve this goal, we must first examine the foundational elements that lead to successful teaching and learning, whether the environment is remote or hybrid. With the foundation established last year, they were able to adapt to the current landscape quickly.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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. 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Rebecca Leech – Personalized Learning to Improve Graduation Outcomes for Students with Disabilities. Here’s a Rundown of What You’ll Be Learning.

Showing #OpenGratitude for: OpenStax

Iterating Toward Openness

Our adaptive learning technology, designed to improve learning outcomes through personalized educational paths, is being piloted in college courses across the country. Through our partnerships with philanthropic foundations and our alliance with other educational resource companies, OpenStax is breaking down the most common barriers to learning and empowering students and instructors to succeed.

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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. It is a well-known fact that students learn differently and have varying needs and requirements during the learning process, no matter which grade they are in or the subject they’re learning. Students receive a more personalized instruction and therefore have better chances of getting the best academic outcomes.

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A helpful list of teaching strategies for teachers to choose from.

Linways Technologies

Hi, as we have stated before countless times, Linways is here to improve the way the world is learning with the help of technology. Here’s a compact list of some of them which you can use to easily find the right pick, or learn about them deeply. Project-Based Learning.

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. Delivering these models to a differentiated population of educators and learners requires an adaptive approach.

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Are you really personalizing learning?

The Christensen Institute

In a recent post , we shed light on the difference between blended learning—an instructional modality that describes integrating technology to deliver some content—and personalized learning—a philosophy that believes in a combination of modalities and goals for better and (and in some cases, new) outcomes for students. Across the K–12 education landscape, teachers have by far the biggest impact on student learning and student experiences.

6 Ways in which an LMS is central to an effective e-learning strategy

Neo LMS

In the context of the pandemic, many schools and universities turned to virtual learning environments as the only way of ensuring some continuity of education during these times of crisis. Designing and implementing a successful online learning program takes time. Adapt.

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Savvas Learning Company’s enVision Mathematics Honored with Gold Stevie Award

eSchool News

We are so pleased that enVision Mathematics has won this prestigious award,” said Bethlam Forsa, CEO of Savvas Learning Company. Teaching with high-quality instructional materials has a direct impact on student learning outcomes. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at [link].

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?