• Personalized Learning: Using Technology to Improve the Student Experience

    Author: Rosalind Org de Trevino, Project Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio Personalization is a powerful tool; when applied to education, it can improve student success. Students entering higher education bring their own stories and approaches to learning based on their diverse...

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  • Postsecondary Trending Now: Are Teaching & Learning Publications a Crystal Ball for Higher Ed?

    Author: Malcolm Brown Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Those of us engaged in support of postsecondary teaching and learning (T&L) face a sometimes bewildering array of possible options and directions. We find ourselves constantly asking questions, such as “should we invest in...

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  • Personalizing Professional Learning for Teachers As Your Organization Grows

    Cornerstone Charter Schools was an early adopter of blended learning, and the charter network’s understanding of personalized learning has evolved over the past four years alongside the ways that our collective understanding of next gen learning strategies has matured. To support a shift...

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  • Personalizing Higher Ed: A Bold Experiment at ASU

    First-movers and early adopters throughout industry know that innovation rarely—if ever—happens in silos. Within the higher education landscape, Arizona State University (ASU) is no exception to this rule. With a number of first-of-their-kind programs and projects, ASU has made a name...

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  • Next Generation Learning Recap: May 2016

    What’s going on in K-12 next generation learning? Here are some news items and good reads to keep you in the know. Powerful, Personalized PD for Teachers, iNACOL “New models demand personalized professional development for teachers to prepare for the shift in pedagogy and...

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  • Incubating the Next Big Idea: The University of Michigan’s Digital Innovation Greenhouse

    Few can deny that big changes are afoot in higher education. The (still rather new) 21st century has already demonstrated the myriad ways in which education is capable of changing, thanks to novel technologies, ever-more-sophisticated infrastructure, and a willingness to reinvent curricula, course...

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  • The ASU/GSV 2016 Conference: Insights from an Eye-Opening Experience

     If there’s one place to find the world’s movers and shakers at the intersection of education and business—specifically, the edtech business—it’s the annual ASU/GSV conference.   Energy and excitement regularly permeate the hallways, sessions and after-...

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  • Three Starting Points for Adopting Systemic Personalized Learning

    Author: David Lipkin, co-founder and CEO of SchoolHack Solutions As educators, we know that making the shift to personalized learning requires more than just a technology solution. It requires us to fundamentally rethink ‘business as usual,’ dream big, take risks, encounter...

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  • Experts Share Wicked Cool Curriculum to Fuel Next Gen Learning

    What happens in next gen classrooms and schools? We opened the doors to peek inside classrooms and schools that are using next gen learning strategies in NGLC’s most recent chat on Next Gen Curriculum. Featured guests and participants tackled five key questions: How does your next gen...

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  • Coaching for Student Success: What Does that Really Mean?

    Recently, I attended a talk by Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls & Sex, a revealing look at the sexual lives, pressures and perspectives of ‘successful’ girls and young women. She talked about how teens today are living in a world of ‘hookup culture,’ and deciding whether...

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