There are several technical challenges to delivering on the promise of personalized learning including defining a standard student record, boosting interoperability, and combining multiple formative sources. However, there are additionally daunting implementation barriers related to school models, leadership and parents. Despite these challenges, personalization offers tremendous opportunities to boost achievement for both accelerated and struggling learners.
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July 27, 2015
July 23, 2015
A new FERPA bill could boost interest in research partnerships, but narrow their focus.
July 08, 2015
A combination of best practices and new tools makes us optimistic that personalized learning will be adopted at scale and will lead to the anticipated gains. We believe a comprehensive learner profile, data backpack, and student portfolio are key to personalization. However, there are five challenges to overcome to unlock the power of personalized learning that includes student records, interoperability, and developing growth rates.
July 08, 2015
A group that advocates for responsible use of data is circulating an infographic meant to define student data and explain how it is used.
July 01, 2015
A study from the ed-tech industry looks at what training educators want, and how they recommend increasing the effectiveness of student data used in schools.
June 23, 2015
Why one school district added yet another assessment to an already full testing docket.
May 01, 2015
Future of Privacy Forum released a new guide to help parents better understand current student-data-privacy laws and their rights when it comes to their child's education information.
April 29, 2015
An experienced school leader shares key steps to achieving school excellence.
April 06, 2015
Four ed-tech companies brought in a combined $7.8 million of funding, for everything from a platform to track student academic data to an adaptive learning platform.
March 12, 2015
Discussions at SXSWedu pointed to the potential of using student data and technology to improve student success, yet many acknowledge financial and cultural barriers to full implementation.