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Reich’s blog post overlooks some of the important benefits of educational technology.
Computers Enable Good Teachers, Thomas Arnett, ClaytonChristensenInstitute.org
in Adaptive Learning, Op-Ed & Commentary, Personalized Learning | Permalink
Forty years after PLATO, interest in computer-assisted instruction is surging.
Will Computers Ever Replace Teachers? Justin Reich, New Yorker
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Industry Facts, Personalized Learning, DreamBox Learning, Knewton | Permalink
More than one third of U.S. college students take at least 1 online course for credit.
Chasing The Elusive 'Quality' In Online Education, Anya Kamenetz, NPR
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Gamification, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Coursera, DreamBox Learning, edX, Khan Academy, Knewton, Pearson, Scholastic | Permalink
Co offers an adaptive learning platform and has raised a total of $34 million.
Declara Adds Another $9M to its Series A, Kay Alexander, Edukwest
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Corporate Training & Job Skills, Investment, Personalized Learning, Social Learning, Teacher Professional Development, Teaching Tech, Declara | Permalink
The latest innovation promise big improvements in teaching.
Taking the Learning Tablets, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, Common Core Aligned, Games, Gamification, Amplify, Gates Foundation, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), News Corp, Pearson | Permalink
Excerpt from On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope.
Just Who Are the People Behind Today's Ed Software? Richard Whitmire, Hechinger Report
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, DreamBox Learning | Permalink
Know the difference between "adaptive learning" and "personalized learning."
Adaptive Learning: Are We There Yet? John K. Waters, THE Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Personalized Learning, Gates Foundation, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Knewton | Permalink
Just 7% of contracts between districts & tech companies handling student data barred the companies from selling it for profit. 7%.
Data Mining Your Children, Stephanie Simon, Politico
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, News, Personalized Learning, Gates Foundation, Google, Khan Academy, Knewton, LearnSprout, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
UW CS professor is getting closer to transformative change with learning games.
How to Make Learning Games More Effective, Alexa Ray Corriea, Polygon
in Adaptive Learning, Games, Personalized Learning, STEM Learning, Who's Who | Permalink
“Declara looks like Facebook and Google had a baby,” Matt Ocko, Data Collective.
Declara Raises $16M for Personalized Continuing Education, Liz Gannes, re/code
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Investment, Personalized Learning, Social Learning, Teacher Professional Development, Teaching Tech, Declara | Permalink
Knewton gains a vast distribution channel. Microsoft gets an adaptive learning tool.
Microsoft and Knewton Partner-Up, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Adaptive Learning, News, Knewton, Microsoft | Permalink
Co offers online platform professors use to create an adaptive course for any subject.
Smart Sparrow Scores $10M, Led by Yellow Brick Capital, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Teaching Tech | Permalink
We cover a lot of ground: edtech in general, standardized testing, privacy, & more.
Q&A With Jim Shelton of the Department Of Education, Jordan Shapiro, Forbes
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Ed Infrastructure, Security, Interoperability, Open Ed Resources (OER), Personalized Learning, Who's Who, Apple, Google, Microsoft, News Corp | Permalink
“We’ve brought together world-class instructional materials, rich multimedia and a powerful analytics engine that will transform the way teachers teach & students learn.” Joel Klein
Amplify's Middle School Content Makes Learning Look Beautiful, Jordan Shapiro, Forbes
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Common Core Aligned, Games, News, Amplify, Joel Klein | Permalink
Education could look a whole lot different a few decades from now.
10 Roles For Artificial Intelligence In Education, TeachThought
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, News, Op-Ed & Commentary, Personalized Learning, Top 'x' Lists, Tutoring Tech | Permalink
Area9 is the co behind McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning platform, LearnSmart.
McGraw-Hill Acquires Area 9, Appoints David Levin CEO, Kirstin Winkler, Edukwest
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Company's pivot to new value prop similar to pivots from 2U, Udacity, Coursera and EdX.
Flat World Raises $9M From Bessemer, Other, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, e-Books/Textbooks, Higher Ed, Investment, Personalized Learning | Permalink
What is the value of a tutor in 2014 and beyond.
Apps Replace Tutors at an Increasing Speed, Kirsten Winkler, kirstenwinkler.com
in Adaptive Learning, Language Learning, Op-Ed & Commentary | Permalink
Co plans to add 80 to 100 people to its staff of 145. Total capital now at $104 million.
Knewton Lands $51M From Atomico, GSV Capital, Others, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Personalized Learning | Permalink
Simplest way to think about adaptive learning products in their current state is as tutors.
What Faculty Should Know About Adaptive Learning, Michael Feldstein, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Op-Ed & Commentary | Permalink
The adaptive mathematics learning tech company's total funding is $25.5M. Employs 82.
DreamBox Gets $14.5 Million from Reed Hastings, John Doerr, John Cook, GeekWire
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, STEM Learning, DreamBox Learning, NSVF | Permalink
The devil lurks in statistics: the IES disagrees with SRI's positive report on DreamBox.
DreamBox CEO Promises the Data Will Back Them Up, Tony Wan, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, News, STEM Learning, DreamBox Learning | Permalink
You hear in tech circles, “privacy is dead,” uttered by those with a stake in our personal data.
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Data vs Privacy, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, MOOCs, Op-Ed & Commentary, Clever, Desire2Learn, Facebook, Gates Foundation, Google, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
In the past few years the buzz about ed tech has become persistent, especially in America
Wiping Out the Blackboard, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, MOOCs, News, Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Khan Academy, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
Co app offers digital library of 18K titles, w quizzes to improve literacy weakness.
LightSail Education Raises $3.5M Led by Viceroy Capital, Lora Kolodny, Wall Street Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, Investment | Permalink
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