by Tom Vander ArkBlogger, GettingSmart.com
Together, six technology trends are making it easier for individuals to learn and easier for teachers to create great schools.
1.Personalization: adaptive tools that quickly diagnose needs and online systems that power anywhere anytime learning.
2.Profiles: comprehensive records of learner progress that help teachers and algorithms better meet student needs.
3.Playlists: a sequence of tailored learning experiences that customizes learning for every student (like iTunes Genius does for music).
4.iPad: cheap mobile devices are powering an explosion of learning apps
5.Progress: it’s becoming more common for students to progress to the next unit or grade after they show what they know (see CompetencyWorks.org for more)
6.Platforms: there are lots of efforts to build powerful next generation platforms that combine content, social learning, profiles, assessments, and services.Share on Facebook