IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings

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Today, IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced it has acquired ABCya , the creator of more than 400 educational computer games and apps for kids. Gamification Classroom Technology Ed Tech Ticker

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. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

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Using Data To Deliver Real Personalized Learning with Kiddom

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And in a small number of schools, equipped with the right tools, it is being used to deliver real personalized learning. This is the kind of real personalized learning that free online learning platform Kiddom is on a mission to put into every classroom.

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

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Other companies, however, including the popular online platforms IXL Learning and i-Ready , have forgone translating their content into Spanish altogether. Eryn Barker, professional learning specialist for IXL Learning, recommends that teachers assign ELLs material at their current English reading level rather than translating materials into their native language. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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Kiddom is designed to help teachers curate individual learning experiences with pages that are visual and easy-to-understand, and enable teachers to quickly determine student progress and where remediation is needed. IXL Learning. Learn Zillion. PBS Learning Media.

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.” Take Kristopher Hupp, a director of technology and instructional innovation from a Pennsylvania district. Not so fast argues Chris Gosselin, a Digital Learning Coach at Sanborn Elementary School. Education Technology Surveys Research