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App has 150k exercises, handwriting recognition & a content recommendation engine.
Khan Academy Releases New iPad App, With $2.25M From AT&T, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, News, Khan Academy | Permalink
From robot teachers to “smart” backpacks, CES 2015 had plenty to excite educators.
Five Ed-Tech Highlights from CES 2015, Phillip Britt, eSchool News
in Adaptive Learning, MOOCs, News | Permalink
Co funding from co.lab, 500 startups and Guitar Hero co-founder Kai Huang.
Kiko Labs Debuts A Series Of “Brain-Training” Games For Kids, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, Games, News | Permalink
2 facts drive ed policy & innovation in higher ed: skills matter & innovators aim to solve the skills deficit.
2015: Competency-Based Education Displaces College Degrees, Dean Florez, 1776
in Adaptive Learning, Corporate Training & Job Skills, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed & Commentary | Permalink
Compentancy-based learning, LRM, Knewton, online corporate learning...
5 Predictions For Education In 2015, Michael Horn, Forbes
in Adaptive Learning, Corporate Training & Job Skills, e-Learning, Op-Ed & Commentary, Knewton | Permalink
Fareed Zakaria interviews edX's Anant Agarwal re A/B testing, personalized learning.
When Big Data Meets Education, Fareed Zakaria, CNN
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Who's Who, edX | Permalink
Rosetta Stone Kids Reading helps kids learn to read at home.
Rosetta Stone Steps into Education-Tech Market, Drew Hansen, Business Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Kid Tech -Consumer Mkt, Language Learning, News | Permalink
Duolingo's founder, “I think we can do a better job than the current educational system."
Why a Computer Is Often the Best Teacher, Liz Gannes, <re/code>
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, Gamification, Language Learning, News, Who's Who, Duolingo | Permalink
How long should vendors be allowed to maintain and use student data?
Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Against Privacy Advocates, B. Herold, GT
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, News, Knewton | Permalink
Jessie Woolley-Wilson: I would like to see tech doing less drill and kill.
How Tech Will Shape the Future of Schools, Monica Guzman, GeekWire
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, DreamBox Learning | Permalink
Company offers an adaptive learning math platform.
KnowRe Raises $6.8 Million Led by Softbank, Catherine Shu, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, Investment | Permalink
Edinburgh-based platform personalizes learning on a individual student basis in real time.
CogBooks Raises $2.8 Million, Led by Nesta Impact Investments, D. Baker, Venture Beat
in Adaptive Learning, Corporate Training & Job Skills, Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
She's CEO of DreamBox Learning, an adaptive learning system for elementary math.
Q&A with Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Tom Vander Ark, Getting Smart
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
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
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