Mark Georgiev

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What Is 'Personalized Learning'? Educators Seek Clarity

Complete Coverage<p>A number of education and technology organizations are seeking to forge a clearer understanding of what this concept really means<p>In …

To Keep Your Customers, Keep It Simple

Marketers see today’s consumers as web-savvy, mobile-enabled data sifters who pounce on whichever brand or store offers the best deal. Brand loyalty, the thinking goes, is vanishing. In response, companies have ramped up their messaging, expecting that the more interaction and information they …

On Promoting Efficacy: A Conversation with John Tweeddale

<i>John Tweeddale (@JTweeddale) is Senior Vice President of Efficacy and Quality at Pearson. He works in Boston, MA and his team supports customers in</i> …

Predictive Medicine Depends on Analytics

Regression models, Monte Carlo simulations, and other methods for predicting what’s around the corner have been in use for decades. It’s only recently, though, that advances in information technology have made it possible for predictive tools to access and manipulate big data, and to do so …

What You Can Learn About Learning Through Video Game Play

I invited the cousins and nephews to get involved and we made our own clan. I got to thinking about all the mental energy that is placed into this …

Gameplay

Rethinking the Education Experience of Future Generations

<i>By: Deborah A. Gist, R.I. Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Lisa Duty, Partner at The Learning Accelerator.</i><p>Every student comes …

Blended learning and the paradox of the experienced teacher

The move to blended learning can be threatening, even for good teachers. Being aware of their possible concerns is vital for those leading change in …

There’s no app for good teaching

8 ways to think about tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.<p>Bringing technology into the classroom often winds up an awkward mash-up …

Report Finds ‘Deeper Learning’ Model Improves Outcomes for All Students

Researchers investigated 13 schools in Hewlett's Deeper Learning Network and compared them with nearby schools with similar demographics. To …

Education Technology: Could It Be Different This Time?

Opinion | Edtech Business<p>Education Technology: Could It Be Different This Time?<p>By Umang Gupta     Sep 28, 2014<p>Dominic Alves<p>Related Stories<p>Why Schools …

Here’s what you missed at Gigaom’s ‘Future of AI’ meetup

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Last week, Gigaom held a sold-out meetup in San Francisco featuring some of the biggest names in artificial intelligence and …

Watson may not know it all, but it sure taught IBM a few things

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>IBM’s Watson natural language query/cognitive computing prodigy was a huge PR coup for Big Blue. Three years ago, Watson …

The Gigaom interview: Jeff Hawkins on why his approach to AI will become the approach to AI

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Jeff Hawkins is best known for bringing us the Palm Pilot, but he’s working on something that could be much, much bigger.<p>For …

How Game Developers Choose Between Consumer, K-12 Markets

Technology in School<p>How Game Developers Choose Between Consumer, K-12 Markets<p>By Lee Banville     Sep 20, 2014<p>http://www.emuljour.net/<p>The use of …

Myths and reality in big data

Charlie Harrington, Co-Head of Knewton London, addresses some of the most common myths about the role of data in education<p>Posted by Hannah Oakman | …

Education Technology

Building on Competency-Based Education

C-Level View | Feature<p>A Q&A with Ruki Jayaraman<p>Argosy University System is among the first institutions in a movement toward competency-based …

The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

Leading industry talents are creating new comic books for the classroom, aligning them with the Common Core.<p>As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit that I use comic books in my classroom. When we cover World War II, my students analyze …

4 Characteristics Of Critical Digital Pedagogy

<b>4 Characteristics Of Critical Digital Pedagogy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>“Pedagogy is not just a delivery device for the digital humanities. It should be at</i> …

Schools struggle to balance student privacy and digital innovation

WASHINGTON — Many of the nation’s schools lack restrictions on the unprecedented student data amassed by education technology companies, an omission …

An Experiment in Open Badges – Part One: The Why

I often tell my students that good teaching means taking risks, tinkering, and taking on a challenge. It supports your professional growth and keeps …

Why All Ed Reform Fails

<b>Why All Ed Reform Fails</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The complexity, scale, and importance of school reform is mesmerizing. In fact, this scale often ends up …

Pedagogy

Channeling Engelbart: Augmenting Human Education

Gardner Campbell not only teaches the ideas of Doug Engelbart — the visionary who invented the mouse, hypertext and many more of the digital tools so …

Education Technology

Using Technology to Support At-Risk Students’ Learning

As school districts around the country consider investments in technology as a way to improve student outcomes, this report from the Alliance for …

Where’s Edtech Innovation Happening Across the World?

column | Edtech Business<p>Where’s Edtech Innovation Happening Across the World?<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Sep 16, 2014<p>Creative Commons<p>Related …

A day in the life of a data mined kid

Education, like pretty much everything else in our lives these days, is driven by data.<p>Our childrens’ data. A whole lot of it.<p>Nearly everything they do at school can be — and often is — recorded and tracked, and parents don't always know what information is being collected, where it’s going, or how …

Education

Learning for the Future: Beyond the Textbook

<i>By Jessie Woolley-Wilson</i><p>Summer is good for many things: spending time with family, traveling, and for kids, taking a break from classes. But while …

What it actually takes for schools to ‘go digital’

Statesville, N.C. – As a hazy morning sun rises over the rural farm community surrounding North Iredell Middle School, the students take their seats …