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A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

The college lecture is dying. Good riddance.

<i>This is the first in</i> The Vanishing University, <i>a four-part series exploring the tech-driven future of higher education in America. Here are parts two, three, and four.</i><p>Right now, this very morning, thousands of young adults in the United States are scrambling through the same minor hell. They’ve …

Higher Education

Most colleges enroll students who aren’t prepared for higher education

BALTIMORE — The vast majority of public two- and four-year colleges report enrolling students – more than half a million of them–who are not ready …

New solutions for thriving societies

Innovation Unit is a social enterprise that grows new solutions to complex social challenges. By making innovation happen we help create a world …

‘We’re not hippies, we’re punks.’ School that has projects, not subjects, on the timetable

Finland’s answer to a slip in standards is to put more ‘joy’ into the curriculum. We visit a school in Yorkshire that aims to show the UK could do the same<p>‘New core curriculum for basic education emphasises the joy of learning,” reads a recent headline on a government education website. This new, …

Education