This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

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Slater had developed Levered —an adaptive math instruction program—and he was looking for California schools to pilot the program in their fourth grade classrooms. Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning. exceeds, meets, nearly meets and does not meet—have seen growth in their learning.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

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Slater had developed Levered —an adaptive math instruction program—and he was looking for California schools to pilot the program in their fourth grade classrooms. Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning. exceeds, meets, nearly meets and does not meet—have seen growth in their learning.

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TenMarks Shutdown Leaves Teachers Wanting, Competitors Circling

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School and district users had ample warning about the demise of the adaptive K-12 math and writing software—the company issued a notice on its site 15 months ago—and yet many say that the off-boarding process was not a smooth one. Its parent company, 3P Learning, promises to price-match on districts’ most recent TenMarks contract. In the second half of the 2018-19 school year, Winthrop began trying out different online math programs, including IXL Learning , DreamBox and Mathletics.

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

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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? Over 80% of future jobs will require STEM skills.

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.

With Adaptive Tech, Students Are Saving Money and Learning More

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adaptive technology. These digital tools help students master course learning goals by using data generated from students’ interactions with the adaptive software to predict what students should view or do next online. By adopting the adaptive tool, we were able to completely integrate the lab and lecture during the class meeting times. Manuela Ekowo: What made CPCC begin using adaptive technology? Are you using adaptive tools in other courses?

Waggle Makes Return to K12 EdTech

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Waggle (wagglepractice.com) today announced its return to the K12 EdTech market with its “flying pig” logo and AI-enabled adaptive learning solution providing personalized, practice-based mastery of math and ELA for grades 2-8. Waggle has won the SIAA Education Technology CODiE award for Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution; been named a District Administration Magazine Reader’s Choice “Top Products” winner; and earned Tech & Learning’s “Best in Show” designation twice.

Think Through Math adds geometry to interactive math system

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New offering will combine live tutoring and adaptive math instruction. Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math (TTM), an instructional system for grades 3 and above, announced plans to expand its high school software line to include geometry. math teachers, adaptive instruction and a motivation system that work together to support students to master geometry. Curriculum News STEM Top News

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

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This worked nicely for my students, who felt like I was carefully attending to their learning pace and providing them with targeted learning materials. They bought a learning management system (LMS) and asked us to start using it. Now, in addition to importing data from IXL, Khan Academy, and an adaptive learning program called Carnegie Learning , I had to transfer the achievement data from my gradebook into another system.

Study reveals elementary math gains

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Study of grades 3-5 students showed improved math achievement with personalized learning approach. A research study from the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University demonstrates a link between an adaptive learning program and improvement in mathematics achievement for students in grades 3-5. News STEM

Have a Bold Idea for Education? Here's How to Apply for Funding from NewSchools

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A venture philanthropy, NewSchools raises funds from donors and reinvests them in people who want to reimagine learning. We attracted a great deal of interest from potential ventures, and over the past year, we learned a lot. We are seeking teams of educators in every corner of the nation who have the passion and potential to create learning environments that equip every student to graduate prepared and inspired to achieve their most ambitious dreams and plans.

5 thoughts from ISTE weekend

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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? School transformation stems from personal transformation, not from devices or apps or software. Adaptive learning. Learning and Teaching News and Events Tech Integration ISTE learning teaching tech integration

Should the question “Will AI replace teachers?” really be asked?

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The thought of a machine capable of learning is indeed scary. What if such a machine would assess the learning progress of students and then be able to decide what one student or another should learn next? Then, there are search engines, learning management systems and other cloud-hosted teaching tools. They’re the masterminds that know how and when to use these AI tools in the learning process of their students. Adaptive learning. Umm… No.

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

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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. 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Amanda Dykes – STEM Across the Curriculum.

Knewton Was Acquired For Less Than $17M, and Former CEO Brian Kibby Has Left

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Wiley had disclosed paying $56 million in cash for zyBooks, a digital courseware provider for STEM and computer science subjects. For most of its years as a startup, Knewton focused on building adaptive learning technologies that it would license to publishers, before pivoting to sell its own courseware in late 2017. The publishing and professional learning business dipped by 7 percent, “mainly due to declines in the books businesses and test prep,” according to the company.

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

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

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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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Unique Learning System Named Overall EdTech Solution of the Year

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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. News Total Solution Unique Learning System

4 Ways AI will be a great teaching assistant

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The applications of AI in education are incredibly various, and will definitely transform how teachers teach and how students learn today. Delivering adaptive learning. Adaptive learning takes personalized learning on a deeper level. And if we think about higher education, with a few hundred students enrolled in the same course, the idea of adaptive learning seems downright impossible. I’m currently learning Spanish on Duolingo.

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Polaris Recognized as Learning Analytics Solution of the Year

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In 2021, n2y’s Unique Learning System ® was EdTech Breakthrough’s choice for “Overall EdTech Solution of the Year.”. Congratulations to n2y for winning the ‘Learning Analytics Solution of the Year’ award.”.

3 reasons why AI could be your new teaching sidekick

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The thought of a machine capable of learning with the potential to become smarter than us can often be a scary prospect, particularly because it challenges the common human belief that we are better and brighter than all other species on the planet. This is particularly true when we look at some of the learning resources and title=”Top 7 education apps for the classroom | NEO Blog”>educational apps currently out there; teachers really are the mastermind behind these tools!

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April 2018 Top 10 Stories

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3 Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction Learn how edtech tools are helping educators discover new possibilities for writing instruction. 4 Marvel Film: Black Panther Supports STEM STEM is infused throughout this film, which can inspire educators to make real-world connections to STEM in the classroom. 10 Active Learning in the Math Classroom Students are empowered as they choose activities and tools for learning math and as they wrestle with concepts to find answers.

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PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design, User Experience

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Nominate it for the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Contest! These materials also include content from PBS KIDS series that teach important foundational early learning skills, including literacy, STEM, social-emotional development and social studies. Choosing The Right Adaptive Learning Tool ] Last year, PBS LearningMedia integrated with platforms such as Google Classroom, Clever and Remind, making the site compatible with the tools teachers use most.

Savvas Announces its enVision® Mathematics Common Core Grades 6-8 © 2021 Earns Highest Rating from EdReports

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Savvas Learning Company , a next-generation learning solutions leader for K-12 education, is proud to announce that its enVision® Mathematics Common Core Grades 6-8 © 2021 received the highest rating from EdReports.org. ABOUT SAVVAS LEARNING COMPANY.

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

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as you continue to amplify formative learning with digital technology. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. 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. There are private and virtual rooms that also can be learned about.

Building and Sustaining a Strong Math Culture

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Current employment trends and future projections all point towards continued growth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs, as well as the need for STEM-related skills in other fields. Instead, David recommends a professional learning and planning approach that engages educators in active learning, which they can then share and perpetuate in the classroom. This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by DreamBox Learning.

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

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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.

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Two Edthena Partners Featured in National Broadband Imperative Report

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Earlier this month, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released their report, The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning. In it, education leaders advocate strongly for policymakers to increase broadband internet access in support of student learning. Vrain is nationally recognized as a STEM leader, having won the Invest in Innovation Grant (i3) as well as receiving one of 16 Race to the Top grants.

Carnegie Learning Gets a Makeover After Private Equity Investment

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The latest move comes from CIP Capital , a New York City-based private equity firm that is investing an undisclosed sum in Carnegie Learning. As a result of the deal, Carnegie will be merging with New Mountain Learning (which is owned by CIP), and the combined operations will continue under the Carnegie Learning name. The merger marks yet another change for Carnegie Learning, which traces its roots to Carnegie Mellon University.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

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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. Learning Analytics Tools Provide Real-Time Feedback. Tools that can visualize student progress in real time and recommend learning activities based on individual student progress are just becoming available,” said Culatta.

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

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Math games for kids encourage children to learn and improve their essential addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills while having fun with their family or playing with other students in the classroom. The math games finish quickly, and it is simple and easy to learn.

MobyMax Wins 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company

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Educators are embracing solutions that are more effective, make their lives easier, and get their students more engaged in learning. About MobyMax MobyMax helps struggling learners quickly catch up to grade level and closes learning gaps for all students. Moby Learning, Moby Assessments, Moby Interactive, and Moby Rewards are all award-winning solutions individually. When combined together in Moby Suite, they create the most effective solution to find and fix learning gaps.

MobyMax Wins 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Assessment Tool

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MobyMax, the most widely adopted differentiated learning solution in the U.S., Sept 4, 2018 - MobyMax , the most widely adopted differentiated learning solution in the U.S., Moby Assessments provides a suite of summative benchmark tests, formative skill checker tests, and adaptive diagnostic placement tests for both math and ELA. About MobyMax MobyMax helps struggling learners quickly catch up to grade level and closes learning gaps for all students.

What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design’

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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 online “quality” debate stems, in part, from explosion in institutional demand for online experiences and resulting pressure on faculty to design and facilitate online courses. Does our current quality evaluation ensure a wonderful learning experience?

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New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund

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The four focus areas include career credentialing, digital and adaptive learning platforms, STEM and computer science instructional tools and data analytic services for schools. From this second fund New Markets has already made several investments: Practice (formerly ApprenNet), a mobile video-based learning tool; Credly , a digital credentialing platform; and Noodle Partners. New Markets is bringing back a familiar face to steer its next education investment fund.

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

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You drop these into a learning pathway, and you resequence them the way you want to,” he says. 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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In the marketplace: Online makerspaces and innovative college prep

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education.

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

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The gaming giant worked with the Institute of Play to create STEM-focused, hands-on learning experiences that promote collaboration, creativity and problem solving. Billion Valuation by Tony Wan Learning a new tongue has helped Duolingo grow a horn.

Heard, Overheard and Announced at ISTE 2016

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David Samuelson, Age of Learning's head of global schools, told EdSurge in an interview that the product (currently geared at Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade) is essentially the ABCMouse consumer product—a collection of multi-subject learning activities—with all the necessary K-12 add-ons, like curriculum and professional development. “It’s Mary Jo Madda ( @MJMadda ) is Senior Editor at EdSurge, as well as a former STEM teacher and administrator.

Why Google Maps—not Netflix or Amazon—Points to the Future of Education

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“He who controls the metaphor controls the debate.” – David Gergen Among the many lessons I learned from my time working for David Gergen, an advisor to four U.S What they mean essentially is a platform that can use big data to deliver the right learning experience at the right time for each learner. Adaptive learning companies haven’t shied away from the analogy either, as descriptions of themselves as “ a sort of Netflix for learning ” are not unusual.

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