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Category: Informal learning


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How our school is personalizing learning through co-teaching

October 19, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Greenwood College School is a not-for-profit, independent, grade 7 to 12 school with about 450 students and about 60 teachers. We focus not only on academic achievement, but also on each student’s character development through connecting to their varied interests, both […]


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Adaptive literacy? 3 must-knows for teachers and admin about adaptive learning

October 17, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The use of differentiated instruction to individualize each student’s learning experience is becoming more common in today’s elementary classrooms, but creating meaningful differentiation for a typical class of 25 students or more can still be a challenge. What should educators […]


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New study points to benefits of personalized learning

September 18, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The research also cites positive findings on programs such as Newsela and DreamBox, which adjust to students’ skills as they work. School leaders implementing personalized learning initiatives, however, need to take a different approach to traditional instructional models, experts say. […]


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​Are We Recreating Segregated Education Online?

September 8, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Online courses helped kick off a movement promising that your zipcode no longer had to determine the quality of education you received. People in rural Bhutan could take a computer science class from Harvard. Students at a community college could […]


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6 social assignments for online students

August 30, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Online students, like any other students, like to spend time procrastinating before they get to completing assignments given in class. Many teachers struggle to come up with tasks and projects that really engage and motivate students to skip procrastination and […]


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The Definition Of Combination Learning

August 28, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Combination Learning is a new teaching and learning strategy for the 21st century. The definition of Combination Learning is learning through the flexible combination of two or more learning components. This is a new learning strategy developed by TeachThought that responds […]


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Promises and Pitfalls of Online Education

July 7, 2017

Via: Education Next

Online courses have expanded rapidly and have the potential to extend further the educational opportunities of many students, particularly those least well-served by traditional educational institutions. However, in their current design, online courses are difficult, especially for the students who […]


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How experiential learning helps students own their future

July 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Passion and purpose. One drives students’ ability and eagerness to learn. The other can keep them wavering in life to no end. As an educator and father, I’ve been quick to notice that my students and even my own children, […]


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Higher ed institutions foregoing OPMs in distance learning to unbundle options

May 8, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As the online higher ed market matures and makes greater flexibility possible especially for continuing ed students, colleges and universities are learning much the same lessons that their K-12 counterparts have learned in recent years with classroom tech: Simply putting […]


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Major shift in online learning sees pedagogy in driver’s seat

May 4, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There is a significant shift occurring in online learning—one that puts students and pedagogy into the driver’s seat, and colleges and universities seeking new ways to increase enrollment and revenue. One barrier for colleges to capture this revenue has been […]