IXL Learning Releases New iPhone App

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Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its iPhone app, which features more than 5,700 skills in math and English language arts. The IXL iPhone app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store. Google Classroom Feedback: New Features ] IXL provides personalized learning and detailed explanations help students grasp new concepts and correct mistakes. Problems on IXL are algorithmically generated, rather than pulled from a static question bank.

IXL Learning Releases Continuous Diagnostic for English Language Arts

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Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its Continuous Diagnostic for English language arts (ELA). Available on IXL K-12 personalized learning program, the Continuous Diagnostic simultaneously analyzes students’ language arts and math abilities and provides teachers with next steps to help learners advance. Novel Ideas for Writing Instruction ] With regular practice on IXL, students’ math and language arts levels will continuously update as they grow.

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Edtech Executives Weigh In: Three Conditions for Personalized Learning Success

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Personalized learning is a way to engage learners in a customized set of resources, tasks, and environments in order to meet their learning needs and goals. In many schools, there are certain classrooms or teams with pockets of success, yet successful school-wide adoption of a personalized learning model is elusive. Often, in order to have success, a personalized learning platform is required.

IXL Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise

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IXL submitted its whitepaper, ” IXL Design Principles: Core Features Grounded in Learning Science Research ,” as evidence that links IXL’s product design to established research on how students learn. SAN MATEO, Calif.,

Who’s on the List of Most Popular Edtech Organizations and Jobs?

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EdSurge jobs board collects thousands of postings from companies, districts and nonprofits looking for new edtech talent. Curious to learn about the trends in edtech jobs over the last year? We took a look at the data to bring you information on the most popular edtech jobs, the best hiring seasons, and which organizations’ postings are receiving the most clicks. The most popular edtech jobs. Curriculum solutions designers job” at Cengage Learning.

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

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Renaissance Learning , a provider of K-12 software and assessments, including the widely used STAR tests, has agreed to acquire Nearpod for $650 million. If cleared, Renaissance Learning will add nearly 300 staff from Nearpod and have a combined headcount of roughly 1,500.

The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

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Rover is targeted towards enhancing the K-12 education experience, bringing the best online learning content to your iPad- including access to content ordinarily available on the Apple tablet (e.g. Rover can transform your classroom into a fun, easy to use, and exciting learning lab! In terms of partners, Discovery, IXL Learning, Alfiesoft and Math Playground have joined up to with Rover to provide top quality content for free to schools.

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When Adaptive Tools Can’t Adapt to Students’ Native Language

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has caught the eye of the edtech market. Trying to adapt.for better or worse This criticism is something edtech companies have heard before, and are addressing—albeit in very different ways. Other companies, however, including the popular online platforms IXL Learning and i-Ready , have forgone translating their content into Spanish altogether. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

Educators on Artificial Intelligence: Here's the One Thing it Can't Do Well

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Kasey Bell, a digital learning consultant and former Texas teacher, choose to go for the former: “AI [is] defined as machines with the ability or intelligence to complete tasks on their own and make intelligent decisions.” Amongst these eight educators, edtech software such as IXL Learning and i-Ready both get lumped in with Amazon’s Alexa in the same AI bucket, despite the fact that a tool like IXL doesn’t theoretically become smarter over time as a user interacts with it.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. published a new report which addresses latest trends in EdTech in the U.S.