Educational Technology

November 8, 2017

‘Personalized learning’ pitched as alternative to current WV ed methods

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:28 am

By Ryan Quinn, WV Gazette Mail

Arguing that jobs are threatened by future automation and criticizing current prevailing education models, the president and chief executive officer of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning advocated Wednesday for the nationally in vogue education concept of “personalized learning” and the related idea of “competency based education.” These terms often are connected to school technology and online education, both of which are venues for companies to make money off the public school system, and both of which have had studies cast doubt upon their effectiveness.

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