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Machines can’t ‘personalize’ education, only people can

Machines can’t ‘personalize’ education, only people can

In the past year, COVID-19 abruptly disrupted schooling, and forced the question of how much kindergarten to Grade 12 education should or will rely on online teaching in the near and distant future. Education has taken a decided technological turn in its massive adaptation to online learning. This is precipitating a critical debate in education right […] … learn more→

What is personalized learning and why is it so controversial? 5 questions answered

What is personalized learning and why is it so controversial? 5 questions answered

1. What is personalized learning? As one education writer observed, the term has been used to describe “everything from supplemental software programs to whole-school redesigns.” In its most basic form, the goal of personalization is to customize learning to an individual student’s needs by giving the student greater control of the learning. What students are given […] … learn more→