Tag Archives: adaptive learning

Cool Tool | IXL Diagnostic

Just in time for back to school, IXL, the K-12 personalized learning program used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, released an adaptive diagnostic. The IXL Diagnostic achieves four breakthroughs in assessment: it offers information that is always up to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Voxy

Here is an online English learning platform providing a personalized language curriculum, adaptive web and mobile technology, best-in-class learner support and a robust CRM program that increases learner engagement. Voxy provides tools and services that make it easy for organizations to … Continue reading

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Education Empowered by Digital Technology

With disruption of the education experience, a survey of some key trends to watch. GUEST COLUMN | by Anand Subramanian We have seen how digital disruption has dominated the educational experience over the past two years. The focus has now … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Woot Math

In the Spring of 2014, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), researchers conducted a multi-site randomized controlled trial that studied several forms of software-based adaptivity and demonstrated that Woot Math’s adaptivity contributed significant effects in learning and retention. In … Continue reading

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China’s Got Educational Game

Inside the world’s largest education system with an edtech entrepreneur. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Lee The kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) educational system in China is the largest in the world, comprising of approximately 210 million students. The K-12 … Continue reading

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Adaptive Learning

The key to unlocking student potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Jessie Woolley-Wilson With an understanding of their growing and ethnically diverse student population, district administrators in Baltimore County School District set their sights on raising the academic bar and closing … Continue reading

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Adapting Well

Integrating a vital learning technology in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Troy Williams One of the biggest trends in educational technology today is adaptive learning, which uses technology and tools that adjust to a student’s learning needs. By shaping … Continue reading

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Moneyball for Education

Tech in the classroom combines science of learning with art of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Debi Burton In almost every aspect of our modern lives, technology has been widely embraced for its ability to make things faster, more personalized … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Knewton.com

From arguably the global leader in truly adaptive learning is a cool tool just launched: Knewton.com is a free, open and personalized learning platform. Any individual can create or use state-of-the-art supplemental lessons to provide students with unique learning paths in real-time. Knewton’s adaptive learning … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Personalized Print Learning Solutions 

HP and Knewton, a leader in adaptive learning, have partnered to develop Personalized Print Learning Solutions, a first-of-its-kind product that will make adaptive learning technology available for print-only K-12 and college classrooms through a smartphone app. Personalized Print Learning Solutions will allow publishers to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Waggle 

Today, educators are looking for standards-aligned resources that help students prepare for assessments, but many solutions do not offer a practice environment to help them grow and master core skills. Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, … Continue reading

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Exploring the Iceberg

Why selective adaptive learning meets the needs of students. GUEST COLUMN | by Jefferson Flanders My company has employed the metaphor of an iceberg as a way to frame its approach to online adaptive learning for colleges and universities. The top … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Effectiveness

An edtech CEO shares his perspective on all the big data buzz.     GUEST COLUMN | by Jose Ferreira I was on a panel at SXSWedu this year. At the beginning, our moderator, Dr. Rod Berger, invited the audience … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Smart Sparrow

Finally, an adaptive eLearning platform built specifically with the teacher in mind. Most adaptive learning platforms are based on multiple choice questions and the content is limited. Today, teachers want to be in control of the content they teach with and are … Continue reading

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No More Final Exams?

Adaptive systems and continuous assessment puts testing to the test. GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Testing today can be anything from a mere bureaucratic hurdle to a nerve-wracking, future-determining experience for students. As computerized adaptive systems enable us to … Continue reading

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Personalized Power

A company founder shares research results on adaptive learning.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  John Boersma is the founder of Adapt Courseware and a former university faculty member. As a seasoned academic, he understands the science behind course development, delivery, … Continue reading

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Intelligence Shaping

How to make students want to learn. GUEST COLUMN | By Christina Yu Self-perception and social expectations shape our intelligence more than we realize. In today’s hierarchical schools, where students are often placed on “tracks” from an early age (and … Continue reading

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Shifting Minds

Why students don’t like school (and what adaptive learning can do about it). GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Ask students why they don’t like school, and you’ll get several answers: it’s “hard,” “boring,” “disconnected from reality” or “only for … Continue reading

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Empowering Learners

Mastery and adaptive learning with Anand Karat  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero By the mid-2000s, in some corners, the e-learning industry was being perceived as an unexciting and unfashionable method of learning for the majority. “A highly fragmented industry, where … Continue reading

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Interview | Fun with StudyDog

It’s been named the best reading program in the country, selected by thousands of teachers and selected by AOL. Co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak said it’s “the best educational product I’ve ever seen. Period!” It was developed on principles described … Continue reading

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Interview | Greg Long: Opening up DreamBox

DreamBox Learning was created as an extendable  platform to “radically transform the way the world learns.” But more importantly, the technology was created to help children learn more effectively.  The inspiration was teachers. “We set out to mimic what the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | DreamBox Learning

With a rigorous math program relying on adaptive learning, DreamBox Learning executives believe that every student can become a proficient, mathematical thinker with the right learning environment. Their intelligent adaptive learning technology really goes beyond engagement with a strong K-3 math … Continue reading

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