5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Whether it is eLearning or classroom learning, one cannot determine the effectiveness of the education provided, only on the basis of assessment scores. This is where data-based learning analytics can be leveraged.

Our digital future 9: Omni-choice learning

Learning with 'e's

At present, the golden touchstone is in personalised learning, where anytime, anyplace education is possible through mobile technologies. Evans doesn't go on to describe how AI will make omni-choice learning possible, but the promise sits there, ripe for the picking.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

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The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore.

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

Blended and online learning is increasingly in demand by students. They expect the same flexibility, mobility and always-on services they get with everything from travel and entertainment, also from educational providers. Read more: Why blended learning will become an educational norm.

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Learner analytics

Learning with 'e's

As was identified in the 2011 NMC Horizon Report ( I served on the advisory board of the UK JISC version), it seems that learner analytics is going to be a big thing for education over the next four to five years. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

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.

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM-based learning programs are being introduced in schools all across the globe. STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum. Collective Learning with Social Features.

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What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

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The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. Adaptive Learning Technologies. Mobile Learning. Blended Learning Designs. Collaborative Learning. Redesigning Learning Spaces.

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Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Classrooms are embracing interactive whiteboards and mobile devices with enthusiasm. And as many of these technologies do not monitor student performance, learning difficulties are not tracked or identified early; preventing intervention with supplementary and personalised supports.

?Updates, Upgrades and Overheard: What Was Unveiled at ISTE 2017

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Teams integrates with School Data Sync, which imports roster information from a school’s SIS, as well as Office 365 and OneNote Class Notebooks. Upgrades also include Smarty Ants Español, a program designed to help K-2 Spanish-speaking students learn how to read in Spanish. the game-based learning platform, is going mobile.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach. Tagged on: March 10, 2017 The Scary Thing You Don’t Know About 'Free' Scholarship Searches | Money → Dozens of companies are using the lure of scholarships to gather a wealth of valuable personal data from unsophisticated high school students. " Hopefully, not shades of future conversations about learning analytics.

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How to Create STEM Courses for Best Learning Outcomes

Kitaboo on EdTech

Recent data from a test commonly taken by college-bound high school students found that only 20% of students are ready for courses typically required for a STEM major. Although STEM comprises of high-end courses like advanced science and engineering, you must design them according to the students’ learning capacity, just like you would create a regular K-12 curriculum. Related: 5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education.

UMUC’s Blueprint for Designing a Culture of Constant Innovation

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Specifically, UMUC is about to embark on a 36-month transformation that will see its core learning model shift from memorizing knowledge to one that is experiential and competency-based. Doing these things seamlessly, as part of the daily routine, will provide a focused, ongoing learning experience about what is working, what is not, and how to continuously improve services and outcomes. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

K-12 Dealmaking: GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie; n2y, Thrivist Gain Funding

Marketplace K-12

In the latest dealmaking news, GreatSchools acquired a school data provider while ed-tech firms including n2y and Thrivist obtained funding. GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie: GreatSchools , an Oakland, California-based nonprofit education organization, has acquired school data provider Schoolie , according to a statement. GreatSchools said it plans to analyze the new Schoolie data to identify how many students gain exposure to high level courses vs. basic courses.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

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But I’ve purposefully called this series “trends” because I like to imagine it helps defang some of the bulleted list of crap that other publications churn out, claiming that this or that product is going to “change everything” about how we teach and learn. The Compulsion for Data. Data and Privacy. Data vs Privacy. Learning to Code. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Online Learning. Mobile Learning.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population. Let’s see if higher ed figures out mobile-first design, as ELI recommends.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Whole-Class Learning is Here.

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The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

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This series is meant to serve in-depth exploration of the events of the past year and an analysis of how these events shape the way in which we imagine and prepare for the future of teaching and learning. Data Insecurity. The Compulsion for Data. Data and Privacy. Data vs Privacy. Learning to Code. Education Data and Learning Analytics. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”). Online Learning.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

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blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. large scale dropouts, superficial learning)? It''s nearly always a good thing to have people engaged with learning - it''s better than having a population sitting around watching reality TV for instance.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Perhaps we can learn a little about the folks who still do. “ Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive? “Lifelong learning” and multiple choice quizzes for two to five year olds. E-Literate claimed this week that “ Canvas Surpasses Blackboard Learn in US Market Share” – with some additional analysis about “What’s Important about the Blackboard Market Share News.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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The learn-to-code company Treehouse has launched “Techdegrees,” “a guided-learning experience designed to prepare students for entry-level developer jobs at companies across the country.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Education Politics.