October 19, 2016
Education Week, Vol. 36, Issue 09
Student Well-Being Online Gaming Platform Aims to Teach Social and Emotional Skills
But the idea that digital tools can benefit students’ social-emotional development is controversial, with critics claiming children are already spending too much time online.
Executive Skills & Strategy Q&A: Lessons Learned From Next Generation Learning Challenges
The deputy director of the NGLC talks about how personalized learning has evolved and what looms ahead for districts pursuing this approach.
Classroom Technology Eighth Graders Use Web App to Identify Their Character Strengths
The students said the results that the web app Happify generated for each of them confirmed some thoughts they had about themselves.
Meeting District Needs 'Red Flags' to Look for When Evaluating Personalized Learning Products
Educators are asking tougher questions to sort the real personalized learning potential from the empty promises of some ed-tech products and services.
Classroom Technology Personalized Learning: What Does the Research Say?
The U.S. Department of Education has given half a billion dollars to districts that embrace the trend, but little research exists on its impact.
Assessment Students Pinpoint Their Academic Needs in Georgia District
The Henry County, Ga., school system refashioned its personalized learning strategy after determining the original plan was overly fixated on the use of technology.
Ed-Tech Policy From the Editor: A Critical Look at the Evolution, and Future, of Personalized Learning
Personalized learning is not sweeping through schools, as some would have you believe. But the trend has now entered the K-12 mainstream, and its expansion is quickening.