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What Can Machine Learning Really Predict in Education?

What Can Machine Learning Really Predict in Education? – EdSurge News

Gather student data, make predictions about their learning-and perhaps their future. For years education companies have tried to apply technologies to better understand students and tailor their learning experiences, or support instructors who can intervene when human help is needed. Today the latest buzz revolves around machine learning, which education technologists claim can support more precise tools.

The 10 School Leadership Best Practices That Make a Difference

The 10 School Leadership Best Practices That Make a Difference

If there’s one thing that anyone in any position of authority must be willing to provide in order to inspire action and achievement, it’s leadership. So what about our schools and the teachers and admins who guide their policies? What could we consider to be the most crucial school leadership best practices to follow for making any school successful?

6 Online Teaching Lessons From Albert Einstein

6 Online Teaching Lessons From Albert Einstein

Who says it should be confined to conferences or journal articles? When you teach online, the words of celebrated thinkers can offer plenty of food for thought. And Albert Einstein provides a perfect example… Although he’s known for re-writing the laws of physics, Einstein’s genius extended beyond his academic achievements.

The Art of Giving Feedback to Online Learners

The Art of Giving Feedback to Online Learners

This is no easy task. It takes skill, and a light hand. Especially when you’re teaching adult learners. The challenges are many. For example: * The communication environment is devoid of visual cues. Your message can easily be misinterpreted, and offence taken. * Online learners are at their most vulnerable when being assessed.

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning.