Tag Archives: Knewton

Cool Tool | Waggle 

Today, educators are looking for standards-aligned resources that help students prepare for assessments, but many solutions do not offer a practice environment to help them grow and master core skills. Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, … Continue reading

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Trends | The Future of Lifelong Learning

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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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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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Shifting Minds

Why students don’t like school (and what adaptive learning can do about it). GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Yu Ask students why they don’t like school, and you’ll get several answers: it’s “hard,” “boring,” “disconnected from reality” or “only for … Continue reading

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