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, 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
How many of you have actually spent quality time in an adaptive learning platform?
5 Questions About Adaptive Learning Platforms, Joshua Kim, Inside Higher Ed
in Adaptive Learning, Learning Mgt Systems, Op-Ed, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, Knewton | Permalink
1 Q: "Do you still believe 50% of high school courses will be delivered online by 2019?"
Global Search for Education: Got Tech? U.S., C.M. Rubin, Huffington Post
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, Clayton Christensen | Permalink
What does it mean if we view students (and their data) as a resource to be mined and extracted? What's gained? What's lost? What's depleted? Who profits? Who benefits?
Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Who's Who, Coursera, Desire2Learn, Knewton, Udacity | Permalink
3rd acquisition this year is Vancouver-based adaptive learning startup, Knowillage.
Desire2Learn Continues Shopping Spree, Snaps Up Knowillage, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Boundless, Desire2Learn, Knewton | Permalink
“...machine-guided learning model works for certain content, but probably not for Melville”
The Two Cultures of Education, Stanley Fish, New York Times
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Coursera | Permalink
New grants that will further its already vast and controversial influence on public education.
Gates Pours Millions in New Grants to Change Teaching Profession, Valerie Strauss, Wash Post
in Adaptive Learning, Higher Ed, Investment, News, Op-Ed, Gates Foundation | Permalink
Interview with inventor of 2 blockbuster ed technologies, LEGO Mindstorms and Scratch.
MIT Tech Trailblazer is Critic of Computerized Learning, Jill Barshay, Hechinger Report
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Coding for Kids, MOOCs, Who's Who, MIT | Permalink
“‘You guys sound like you’re from the future,’” Jose Ferreira, Knewton CEO, says. “That’s the most common reaction we get from others in the industry.”
What If You Could Learn Everything?, Anya Kamentez, The Daily Beast
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, Knewton | Permalink
New technology is poised to disrupt America's schools, and then the world's.
Catching On at Last, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, Industry Facts, News, Amplify, Chegg, EmbanetCompass, Joel Klein, Khan Academy, Knewton, News Corp, Noodle, Pearson, Schoolnet, Wireless Generation | Permalink
At ISTE he answers tough questions about Pearson's K-12 assessment & instruction.
Pearson: Assessment and Instruction are 'Inseperable', Benjamin Herold, Education Week
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Who's Who, Pearson | Permalink
Acquisition is 2nd move M-H has taken this yr to strengthen personalized learning offerings.
McGraw-Hill Buys Adaptive Learning Developer, Joshua Bolkan, The Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Partnership with HMH brings adaptive learning to nearly every school district in US.
Knewton Brings "Smart Learning" to Schools Nationwide, Anya Kamenetz, Fast Company
in Adaptive Learning, News, Houghton Mifflin, Knewton | Permalink
Macmillan will use Knewton’s adaptive learning platform for English language instruction.
Knewton Teams Up with Macmillan, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOm
in Adaptive Learning, Knewton, Macmillian | Permalink
It’s not as simple as sprinkling a little machine learning fairy dust on your content.
Knewton (Quietly) Pivots, Michael Feldstein, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Op-Ed, Knewton | Permalink
Gates Foundation funded group tracks adaptive vendors & what their offerings can & can’t do.
Adaptive Learning Is Hot, Paul Fain, Giftus Education Group
in Adaptive Learning, News, Gates Foundation | Permalink
70+ adaptive learning vendors working to help college leaders decide what they need.
Gates Foundation Helps Colleges Keep Tabs with Adaptive Learning Tech, Paul Fain, IHE
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Higher Ed, News, Gates Foundation, Knewton | Permalink
Machine learning techniques with current data insufficient compared to human teachers.
A Taxonomy of Adaptive Analytics Strategies, Michael Feldstein, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
Grants intended to support the development of adaptive instructional technologies.
10 Ed Tech Orgs Granted Nearly $20M From Broad Foundation, Kevin Hudson, The Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Khan Academy | Permalink
Teachers pick up on daydreaming, boredem, fatigue, but not computers, yet.
The New Face of Adaptive Learning, Eric Horowitz, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, News | Permalink
Adaptive learning & data analytics will kill the standardized curriculum dominant in higher ed.
The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform, Phil Hill, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Social Learning, Apollo Group, Facebook | Permalink
3 startups pursuing “adaptive learning” tech got funding from VCs & ed industry leaders.
For Adaptive Learning Tech, a Surge of Investment, Andrew Nusca, SmartPlanet
in Adaptive Learning, Investment | Permalink
KnowRe develops an online adaptive learning service for mathematics.
KnowRa Raises $!.4 Million from Softbank Ventures Korea, vcaonline.com
The Denmark-based adaptive learning company already partners with McGraw-Hill.
McGraw-Hill Takes 20% Stake In Area9 Aps, Mark Boslet, peHUB
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