A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

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Today, I’m amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning. And I never tire of hearing stories from educators who are successfully implementing personalized approaches to provide their students a truly unique learning experience. Today, I'm amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning.

Edmentum and Boulevard Arts Partner to Build Augmented Reality Activities

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Edmentum ( edmentum.com ) has announced a new partnership with Boulevard Arts. Edmentum and Boulevard Arts will partner closely over the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years to build a full suite of augmented reality (AR) activities for humanities courses – including English 9-12, World History, U.S.

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Three Ways You Can Harness Personalized Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

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At Edmentum , we believe that growth mindset goes hand in hand with personalized learning, an increasingly popular approach that aims to put students in control of their own learning. This focus on individual students requires a high level of student autonomy and intrinsic motivation—which makes growth mindset a natural complement to personalized learning. We’ve put a lot of thought into how best to define personalized learning.

This Toolkit Helps Take the Stress Out of State Testing

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At Edmentum , it’s our goal to put educators first in everything we do. Assessment For Learning. Edmentum was honored to have Marzano Research peer review a research project we conducted for our classroom practice and assessment program, Study Island; Marzano confirmed the effectiveness of using Study Island for online practice. Read our blog to learn about our research, as well as approaches that help students get the most out of their online practice.

Four Ways You Can Use Data to Create a Personalized, Teacher-Driven PD Playbook

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Whether from formative and summative assessments or online instructional programs, data is both a powerful indicator of teaching and a driver for personalizing professional development. So, how can you start using data to provide personalized, teacher-centric PD? Learn how schools and districts are leveraging the data from Edmentum’s online solutions: Meeting the needs of individual students through blended learning in Pennsylvania.

A Student Agency Game Plan—How to Use Data to Bridge Choice and Accountability

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Learning about things that fascinate them helps them pay closer attention, process more efficiently, and engage in critical thinking. The connection between what a student enjoys and what she needs to learn is actionable data—something the educational world has plenty of thanks to the proliferation of both testing and technology. The value of focusing on student agency is that our students become partners in the process, and also become more invested in their own learning.

K-12 Dealmaking: Knewton Raises $52M; Imagine K12 Merges with Y Combinator

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In addition, the sector saw several new partnerships spring up, such as Edmentum’s new partnership with WebbAlign and Learning Forward joining forces with Amplify, the former digital education division of News Corp. LEAP Innovations says it attempts to help educators develop and implement personalized learning environments enabled by technology to tailor instruction to each student’s skills, interests, and goals.

When Is It Okay for Public School Officials to Attend Tech-Funded Events?

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We have to do things differently,” Jamie Candee, CEO of Edmentum told the crowd. Shawn Rubin, chief education officer of the Rhode Island-based Highlander Institute, an education non-profit organization focused on researching, invited Dance to his organization’s Blended Learning Conference earlier this year. The Blended Learning Conference is not the only event that offers stipends to educators to attend.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. They then met in person to decide which technologies will have the most impact in the classroom and deserved to be named Best of Show. Students rebel by learning the powerful ways authors convey meaning and affect their audience.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

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There has been plenty of speculation in the past few years that the latest law governing K–12 education in the US, ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act, signed into law by President Obama in December 2015), will promote programs and assessments that focus on “social and emotional learning,” not simply on the traditional indicators of schools’ performance – academics and test scores. There are promises about “ brain zapping ” to speed up learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Techcrunch : “ Grasshopper , a learn-to-code app from Google ’s Area 120 incubator, goes live.” ” From the ASU website : “Panelists discuss future of personalized learning.” ” From the Amazon press release : “Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes.” Edmentum has raised $25 million in debt financing from New Mountain Finance Corporation and Tennenbaum Capital Partners.

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Learning Engineers Inch Toward the Spotlight,” Inside Higher Ed claims. “Learning Designers will have to adapt or die. Not listed: using a grammar checker to make sure that your subjects and verbs are in agreement.) “ AI is coming for your instructional and learning design jobs, apparently,” writes George Veletsianos in response. ” And I guess there’s a new “learn to code” initiative from Facebook, too, called CodeFWD.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm).