D2L Introduces Next Generation Adaptive Learning Technology in Brightspace LMS
APRIL 29, 2015
Advanced Adaptive Learning Tool is one of Several Enhancements Targeted to Help Accelerate Grad Rates to 60% D2L has just released its Spring 2015 update for its Brightspace LMS and has backed it up.
CK-12 announces mobile apps with adaptive learning
Educational Technology Guy
MARCH 31, 2015
CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced new student mobile apps that provide you with the ability to learn math and science, anywhere, anytime. The apps , available for iOS and Android , are easy to use and contain over 100,000 adaptive practice questions that adjust in difficulty based on your results. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Android ck-12 mobile learning tests
Are YOU Using Adaptive Learning Tools in Your Classroom? How’s it Going?
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
Share Your Experience and Let Others Know What This Powerful Technology can do for Your Students Adaptive learning. Adaptive Learning Technologies adaptive learning software poll adaptive learning survey adaptive learning use casesI borrowed this image from this great Aspire blog post (hope they don’t mind!)
How to Do Adaptive Learning Right
JUNE 30, 2016
Examples abound in attempts to use new technologies to enhance (if not “transform”, or even “disrupt”) education. Their role, then, is to bring their technological prowess to bear to make this process more efficient. 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. Serendipity and curiosity are such important elements in learning,” she asks.
Why should schools consider adaptive learning
DECEMBER 7, 2016
That’s why I think that the learning process should be tailored to each individual, according to their needs and capabilities. We would look a lot different as grown-up individuals if we would all follow unique paths of learning. I have two words for you: adaptive learning.
Classi, Knewton to launch adaptive learning courses abroad
AUGUST 17, 2015
Partnership will bring personalized learning products to high schools in Japan. Knewton has announced a partnership with Classi to provide adaptive learning solutions to Japanese public schools. Curriculum Digital Learning and Tools News Top News
What Do Academics Really Think of Adaptive Learning?
JULY 19, 2016
In Spring 2016, faculty, support staff and administrators at Oregon State University met to candidly share their experiences with adaptive learning technology. First we talk about how language is one barrier to adopting adaptive technology.
Woot Math: Adaptive learning for fractions and decimals
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
What it is: Woot Math uses adaptive technology to personalize the math learning experience in new ways for 3rd-6th grade students. Woot Math is adaptive, as students use it, it gets “smart” and creates learning pathways based on the specific needs of the student.
How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. STEM Education
APRIL 22, 2015
The post How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. Featured Trends adaptive technology case study featured learning assessment resource This article was co-written by Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Ben Owens Many of today’s classrooms look very much like they did 100 years ago: rows of desks, students passively listening to lecture-based instruction, and a one-size-fits all method of instruction.
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview: MobyMax CEO Glynn Willett
MARCH 22, 2016
A Fascinating Look at the Future of Adaptive Curriculum and Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning MobyMax is a leader in the world of online curricula for grades K-8. Their powerful Adaptive.
Failing Forward With Adaptive Learning in Higher Ed
JULY 21, 2016
Conner, digital liberal arts specialist at Grinnell College, saw the possible benefits to students that could be accrued through the adoption of an adaptive learning digital courseware tool, he sent off an inquiry to two dozen faculty members at this small, private liberal arts college in Iowa to see who might be interested in piloting such an online-oriented addition to their face-to-face courses. percent experiencing individualized learning, and 94.9 When Michael S.
5 Tech Tools That Are Great For Adaptive Learning.
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
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.
CTU And UMUC Collaborate on Adaptive Learning and Everyone Benefits
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016
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.
Want Adaptive Learning To Work? Encourage Adaptive Teaching. Here’s How
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
we have been using adaptive learning since 2012, and we believe that a single constituency—painted by some as a barrier to the adoption of new technology in the classroom—is largely responsible for our success: our faculty. But when a scaled implementation leverages faculty expertise and feedback during all stages, the culture shifts, and faculty move from being skeptical of adaptive learning to being advocates for it. Classroom technology is not plug and play.
12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That Are Most Exciting Right Now
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.
3 Research Findings to Inform K-12 Technology Investments
MARCH 24, 2015
Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Drive the Deployment of Next Generation Learning Techniques Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption.
Smart Sparrow Raises $4 Million to Help Teachers—Not Tools—Drive Adaptive Learning
APRIL 10, 2017
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.
Adaptive Learning: What Can It Do for Students?
JANUARY 25, 2016
Learning is supposed to be fun, but not all students experience it that way. Sometimes they encounter learning challenges because a teacher's presentation of the materials doesn’t sync up with their learning style.
The problem with ‘any time, any place, any path, any pace’
MAY 7, 2015
In most online courses and/or ‘adaptive learning systems’ … Students do low-level work at times that are convenient. Digitizing, chunking, and algorithmizing worksheet-like learning tasks doesn’t move them out of the domains of factual recall and procedural regurgitation.
Mobile is Changing Everything, and Education is no Exception
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Well Developed apps Provide Multi-modal Learning Pathways, Bridge Gaps, and Extend our Reach As the digital world gets more integrated with daily life, mobile apps are used as tools to get things.
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – D2L Founder & CEO John Baker
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
D2L is a recognized innovator in the Learning Management System market space, regularly incorporating emerging technologies in their flagship LMS, recently renamed “Brightspace“ In this. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
The Shocking Truth About Competency Based Education
MAY 14, 2015
The Rise of Regionally Accredited Competency Based Education in HigherEd I’ve been a fan of the idea of Competency Based Education since I first heard of it. It seemed like such a positive. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
TCC Takes Z-Degrees to the Next Level With Adaptive Learning
JUNE 24, 2016
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.
Notice the emphasis on ‘feeding them content’
JULY 14, 2015
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LeapFrog’s $140 tablet includes some adaptive learning features
AUGUST 20, 2015
New tablet adjusts learning to young learners’ needs. According to the company, this includes more than 5,000 videos, images, websites and games “reviewed and approved by LeapFrog learning experts.”
Newsela – Robust Education Technology for Reading Comprehension Skills Development
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Adaptive Platform Delivers Reading Materials at 5 Different Reading Levels, With Built in Assessments How would you like to be able to give students reading assignments focused on current events that. Adaptive Learning Technologies Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Learning Analytics common core reading strategies adaptive software improve reading comprehension improve reading skills software reading comprehension education technology reading comprehension softwar
10 Emerging Education Technologies
AUGUST 13, 2015
What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. The post 10 Emerging Education Technologies appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computing
The Future Is Adaptive: An Interview with TrueShelf’s Shiva Kintali
APRIL 10, 2017
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. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in West Bengal, India Kintali fell behind in a course on complexity theory (which is too complex to explain here). EdSurge: What prompted you to develop an adaptive approach to learning math? We use a learning technique called.
Socratic Used Extensive User Testing to Build Powerful Free “Digital Tutor” App
AUGUST 23, 2016
Adaptive Learning Technologies Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology AI digital tutor artificial intelligence based digital tutor app free app provides student guidance homework help AI tutorArtificial Intelligence and User Testing Empower New App That Can Provide Students Help With Many Academic Subjects Last month we at Socratic debuted our namesake free education app for high school.
?What Makes a Smart Course ‘Smart’?
JANUARY 13, 2017
In the technology world, “smart” is often synonymous with “better” or “more advanced.” So it stands to reason that using the term “smart” to describe the application of technology within college courses might have a similar connotation. 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. Designed Adaptivity. Is that adaptive?
A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology
TeachThought - Learn better.
OCTOBER 20, 2015
A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. Keeping up with technology is impossible, even for blogs like Mashable, Engadget, and Techcrunch that do it for a living. Blended Learning. 1:1 Technology. Asynchronous Learning. Adaptive Learning.
With Adaptive Tech, Students Are Saving Money and Learning More
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
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?
Why new technologies often don’t help students
The Christensen Institute
JULY 13, 2016
It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies. But the truth is, breakthrough innovations rarely come from the technologies themselves. Rather, they come from finding ways to use new technologies to rethink old patterns and processes.
Help Deliver Better Learning From Textbooks with the OpenStax College “Concept Coach”
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
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 booksOpenStax College is Testing Embedded Coaching Software for Their OER Textbooks … and YOU can Help.
Debate on new education law overlooks future of testing
The Christensen Institute
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
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. Enabled by technology, future assessment systems will be both less intrusive and more precise.
K-12 Dealmaking: Apple Acquires Learnsprout; Pearson, Knewton Turn to Adaptive Math
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Recent dealmaking news includes acquisitions by Apple and Excelligence Learning, and partnership between Pearson and Knewton. Excelligence Learning Acquires Really Good Stuff: Brentwood Associates -backed Excelligence Learning Corp. Utilizing New York-based Knewton’s adaptive learning platform, Pearson says it will update its digital curriculum, enVisionMATH2.0. Reibel went on to serve as CEO of Amplify Learning before leaving News Corp in last year.
Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative May be Biting Off More Than It Can Chew
DECEMBER 22, 2015
The Intent is Admirable, but How Achievable is it? I remember a friend saying he thought No Child Left Behind was a good thing simply because it was being said – the statement itself, coming. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.