Learner Variability: The Why of Personalized Learning from Tom Driscoll


Learn more from Tom by following him on Twitter: @Mr_Driscoll. Over the past few years, in several different roles, I have researched and experimented with various frameworks and approaches to Personalized Learning. Learner variability defines personalized learning….The

What’s the difference between blended and personalized learning?

The Christensen Institute

Earlier this month, after two exhilarating and exhausting days at the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, R.I., which we cohosted with our partners at Highlander Institute and The Learning Accelerator), I boarded an evening flight back to D.C. Just after takeoff, a school principal from Virginia seated in the row just ahead of me poked his head through the seat to ask: “So, what’s the difference between blended and personalized learning?”.

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers


How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. Online training for teachers is the perfect opportunity to also train them to use edtech and other online tools.

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Complement and ‘commoditize’ teachers, but don’t substitute for them with tech

The Christensen Institute

In education, the question of whether technology will replace teachers was a common meme to fight the emergence of digital learning but has increasingly faded away as a serious threat. This may mean eliminating “classrooms” as we have known them and creating new learning environments in which students interact with lots of adults in multi-faceted ways.

How to Embrace Unconventional Classroom Designs

EdTech Magazine

The agency launched the Room 21C initiative to create a learning environment designed to promote collaborative and personalized learning through the use of technology. GPAEA and its partner schools incorporate these three design tenets for modern learning spaces: The classroom furniture must be mobile and flexible. IT leaders can modernize their districts’ learning environments with some planning. by EdTech Staff.

5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

In recent years, cloud computing has gained momentum among K–12 school districts, following expectations , as personalized learning, connected classrooms and one-to-one device programs add a significant strain to school networks. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Keep Learning Software Licensing Agreements in Mind. by EdTech Staff 5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud. eli.zimmerman_9856.

#SmartSeries Refresh | Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles


A lot has happened in the world of digital learning since ExcelinEd’s Digital Learning Now initiative and Getting Smart released the first Smart Series paper in August 2012. Download the full paper. Customized learning requires an enhanced and expanded Learner Profile.



www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

6,263,439, titled ‘Verification system for non-traditional learning operations.’ Via The Monitor : “Less than a year after classes formally began at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley , a ‘culture of fear is pervasive’ on campus that is exacerbated by poor communication by the administration, concludes a recent white paper study produced by the university’s faculty senate.” Presidential Campaign Politics. Convention Week #2.

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