Personalized Learning Tools: Friend or Foe?

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Personalized Learning Tools: Friend or Foe?

Will personalized learning software make teachers less central to instruction and lesson planning? That seems to be the fear among some skeptics. Such learning platforms automatically create individualized learning paths for each student. Based on performance and existing skillsets, virtual personalized learning programs develop lessons and assignments targeted to each student’s individual needs. As innovative […]

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Top Innovators in Education Technology Recognized by SIIA

Last week, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced 10 finalists for its Innovation Incubator Program. The Innovation Incubator Program connects developers of promising new technologies with industry leaders, potential investors, and established companies seeking partnerships or acquisition candidates. In addition, Karen Billings, vice president of the Education Division at SIIA, and Tasiyiwa Mapondera, program manager for […]

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Innovate to Educate: A Symposium on [Re]Design for Personalized Learning

In early August, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), in collaboration with ASCD and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), hosted Innovate to Educate: A Symposium on [Re]Design for Personalized Learning.  Held in Boston, the event aimed to accelerate the evolution of the current, mass production education model to a student-centered, personalized […]

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Personalized Learning and the Five Monkeys

What a successful ISTE 2010 in Denver! Reflecting on that week, we learned about a number of exciting new initiatives, trends, product launches, and more, emanating from the conference and the trade show floor. One of the most interesting sessions we attended was a Feedback Forum hosted by the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) and […]

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