Personalized Learning

Are You Ready For Prime Time? Reinvent How You Learn

Mark Twain said he never let his schooling interfere with his education. That sentiment feels especially relevant today.<p>In an age when information access enables companies to blossom (or disappear) seemingly overnight, there’s more need than ever to re-examine our approaches to education. Does a …

Employment

Schools test personalized learning for students

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — In an age plagued with addiction, economic disparity and mental illness, where technology is advancing faster every day, professionals say aging educational systems aren't meeting the needs of Vermont's growing minds.<p>"We have to re-think everything we do when it comes to …

Students

25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education

<b>25 Of The Most Misunderstood Ideas In Education</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>There’s a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it’s an …

Differentiated Instruction

A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

Learning Strategies<p>A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit<p>sponsored content from Edmentum<p>By Ryan Hagedorn     Sep 18, …

Education Technology

5 Ways Technology Can Improve Student Success

A recent survey indicates that finance leaders in the field of higher education are dissatisfied with campus technology. The survey of chief business …

Education Technology

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What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘educational technology’? For me, it’s interactive white boards, tablets and laptops. Each one is a …

Education Technology

Helping CAOs Make the Shift to Personalized Learning

By onSeptember 17, 2018 8:30 AM<p>There are thousands of school district chief academic officers that spent a decade building and running managed …

Education

ASCD Welcomes Two Members to its Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>September 14, 2018<p>Contact: Cameron Brenchley<p>ALEXANDRIA, VA—ASCD, a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to excellence in learning, …

Education

Ardmore, PA 10.10.18

Last year, EdSurge traveled to 44 cities around the country, convening educational leaders working in K-12 schools and districts to engage in real …

Education Technology

Engineers follow these platforms for winning an edge over others

Startups<p>Technological innovation has long been the key to any countries growth and prosperity, and engineers have been an important driver of this …

Financial Services

Long Range Planning Focus on our WHY – #112Leads

<b>“When fear knocks, let passion, faith, responsibility, or courage answer the door.”</b> <b><br>– Unknown</b><p>On September 12, 2018, the Superintendent’s Long-Range …

School Administration

The tech elite is making a power-grab for public education

Ben Williamson<p>In the same week that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced a major move into education provision, the FBI issued a stark warning about …

Jeff Bezos

CoSN releases tools to grade and improve IT infrastructure for K-12 districts

(Torkild Retvedt / Flickr)<p>The Consortium for School Networking, or CoSN, announced two new tools — a self-assessment and and maturity model — to …

School Districts

New STEAM-Focused Everbrook Academy Preschool Debuts in St. Charles - St. Charles, IL Patch

It’s full STEAM ahead at Everbrook Academy in St. Charles, where class is now in session for the leaders of tomorrow.<p>Children in St. Charles are …

Pre-school

Naperville District 203 To Host 'State Of The District' Events

The interactive sessions are set for Sept. 19 and 20.<p>NAPERVILLE, IL — Naperville Community Unit School District 203 will host two informational …

United Methodist

Polls Reveal What Teachers and Parents Want From School Data

Research<p>Polls Reveal What Teachers and Parents Want From School Data<p>By Tina Nazerian     Sep 13, 2018<p>tairen/Shutterstock<p>Two new polls show that …

Education Technology

Educational Technology Serves Equity When Used with Purpose

In my time as a classroom teacher, principal and superintendent, I became professionally and emotionally vested in leading and supporting a vision …

Students

Why Promising School Initiatives Often Fail to Get Teacher Buy-In

by Thomas Arnett<p>As Johanna¹ rolled back from summer break and started preparing to teach 6th grade for the 2013-2014 school year, she got word that …

Students

Oracle Academy Expands Offering with Personalized Learning Resources and AI Curriculum

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Oracle Academy announced new curriculum offerings and learning modules to advance …

Students

This Is What Amity Parents Want In Next Schools Superintendent

In summary, the findings listed below represent the contribution and opinions from numerous groups and residents.<p><b>Information via Amity Public Schools:</b><p>…

School Administration

How to Make the Most of the First 20 Days of Personalized Learning

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, I can’t help but think back to my years in the classroom and the days and weeks leading up to a new school year. …

Students

Practice And Perseverance Can Help In Growing Intelligence

Q. How smart classrooms are changing the face of education?<p>Teachers have always known that meeting the individual needs of each student accelerates …

Pedagogy

Personalising the personalised learning – are we doing it right?

We invented the wheel to travel to distant places, newspapers to ensure massive news reach, electric bulbs to light up the dark nights, and what not! …

Education Technology

Why We Don't Need a 'Netflix for Education'

Opinion | Edtech Business<p>Why We Don't Need a 'Netflix for Education'<p>By Jay Lynch     Aug 13, 2016<p>Wikimedia<p>If the views expressed by leading edtech …

Pedagogy

Dallas ISD hits its enrollment projections early, thanks to new programs, improving schools

During last Friday’s announcement of a multi-million-dollar partnership between Dallas ISD, Toyota and Southern Methodist University, the school …

News (U.S.)

What Putting Teachers in Charge of Personalized Learning Can Look Like

In most schools, “It is, ‘OK you are nine years old, you sit here for nine months and then you get to the next box,’ ” said Julene Oxton, one of the …

Pedagogy

Parent, Please Be A Skeptic This School Year

—Another school year has begun, and many parents are already wondering what they should be doing to make sure their children are poised to have a …

Education

Just another buzzword – EdAventuras

<b>“That’s just another buzzword”,</b> my very dear friend and former colleague said to me over coffee. I instantly felt defensive. We were talking about …

Teaching

6 steps to help your district systematically personalize education

For the past decade, personalization has been a hot topic in education. You may have wondered if it’s a real and attainable goal for your school …

School Administration

Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on adaptive e-learning, fueled by the advances of machine learning and artificial intelligence. As the …

Machine Learning