Tag Archives: adaptive learning

The Mathematics of Effectiveness

An edtech CEO shares his perspective on all the big data buzz.     GUEST COLUMN | by Jose Ferreira I was on a panel at SXSWedu this year. At the beginning, our moderator, Dr. Rod Berger, invited the audience … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Smart Sparrow

Finally, an adaptive eLearning platform built specifically with the teacher in mind. Most adaptive learning platforms are based on multiple choice questions and the content is limited. Today, teachers want to be in control of the content they teach with and are … Continue reading

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No More Final Exams?

Adaptive systems and continuous assessment puts testing to the test. GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Testing today can be anything from a mere bureaucratic hurdle to a nerve-wracking, future-determining experience for students. As computerized adaptive systems enable us to … Continue reading

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Personalized Power

A company founder shares research results on adaptive learning.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  John Boersma is the founder of Adapt Courseware and a former university faculty member. As a seasoned academic, he understands the science behind course development, delivery, … Continue reading

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Intelligence Shaping

How to make students want to learn. GUEST COLUMN | By Christina Yu Self-perception and social expectations shape our intelligence more than we realize. In today’s hierarchical schools, where students are often placed on “tracks” from an early age (and … Continue reading

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