After 100 Years of the Same Teaching Model It’s Time to Throw Out the Playbook

After 100 Years of the Same Teaching Model It’s Time to Throw Out the Playbook

In looking back at my parents’ education in the 1950s and 60s, and my own education in the 1990s and 2000s, I worry sometimes that despite the huge advances that we’ve seen in technology, not much has changed when it comes to how we view learning and how we design learning environments.

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?

This is the third blog in a series on What’s Possible with Personalized Learning? Read the first post , second post , or Teachers form stronger relationships with students because they spend more time getting to know each student and his/her strengths, goals and interests. Teachers focus on research around how students learn best.

A third way: Algorithms and teacher empowerment for every individual

A third way: Algorithms and teacher empowerment for every individual

Achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 for Education will require a rapid increase in the effectiveness of schooling for every child. Policymakers, therefore, face finding a new schooling paradigm that both prepares every individual child for a very dynamic workplace, and doing so at scale.