Adaptive learning has the potential to change lives in a real and meaningful way

Realising the Possibilities of Adaptive Learning

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Passing an iPad over a text book and watching it augment into a 3D model. Slotting goggles on and taking part in a simulated, explosive experiment, safe in your virtual world. Educational technology offers exciting and glamourous possibilities for the classroom. Adaptive Learning (AL) counts for just one part of the Educational Technology (edtech) spectrum; one tool among many that…

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How Educational Publishers are Creating Great Digital Content

How Educational Publishers are Creating Great Digital Content

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Set to attract an estimated $252 billion in investment by 2020, Educational Technology is a hot market. No longer in its infancy, investors and educational publishers alike are taking steps to get involved. Why Drive for Digital? The drive for digital tools is manifold, spurred on not least by a desire to serve a user base of digital natives. In…

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The Linguistics Conundrum: Does Adaptive Learning Work

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Can adaptive learning be applied to languages? Moreover, can it offer measurable improvements in learning experiences and outcomes? Today, a language class has its restrictions. With 30 or so students in a class, language production turns a room into a cacophony of excitement and confusion. With feedback only from peers, learning is slow and measurement hard to accomplish. Indeed, many…

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Beyond Numbers into Stories. The Real Impact of Adaptive Learning in the Classroom.

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Part of the EdTech buzz, adaptive learning is an approach that has been historically misunderstood. Hastened flurries of VC investment into the EdTech group of emerging technologies saw the marketplace flooded with nominally adaptive solutions. Many failed to deliver on their promises of classroom revolution, unable to adapt in any meaningful way. This scarred the not-so-deep pockets of publishers and…

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Reality Check: What Publishers Really Need to Know About Adopting EdTech

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EdTech. It has been heralded as the solution that will take educational publishing from its leather-bound roots to a shiny, tech-led future. It has been sold as a silver bullet; the cure-all solution that will reimagine the classroom. And yet rumours consider it a heavy, resource-draining requirement that publishers must embrace to ‘stay ahead’. And the truth? None of these…

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Adopting Adaptive Learning: A Teacher’s Guide

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Part of the thriving edtech industry, Adaptive Learning fuses education with IT using computers as interactive learning devices. It presents educational content and resources to the user according to their unique needs. It’s also veiled in mystery, jargon and scepticism. Hasty investments by Venture Capitalists into half-baked solutions have seen many a school stuck with a learning product rushed to…

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Adaptemy Launches Adaptive Learning Solution in Slovakia

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We’re proud to announce that on Thursday, we officially launched our adaptive learning solution in Slovakia. The launch took place at Raabe, the largest gathering of educators in Slovakia, where Adaptemy Co-founder and COO, Conor Flynn, discussed and demonstrated the power of adaptive learning in the classroom. Drawing on the international success of our tailored adaptive learning solutions, which are…

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What is Adaptive Learning and Why Does It Matter?

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Every student learns in their own way. Recent research from a 45-year-long American study showed that even children with genius-level IQ need help and guidance from a teacher to succeed. The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) tracked 5,000 of the smartest children in America — the top 1%, 0.1%, and 0.01% of all students. It revealed that assuming the smartest kids…

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