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Attention EdTech Providers: We Need to Stop Over Simplifying Education

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During the early days of EdTech, we techies did little to ingratiate ourselves with the educational community. Eager about our inventions, excited about the potential and somewhat pushed by early investors, EdTech solutions entered the classroom before they were ready. EdTech was, and still is, a favoured investment opportunity. “Safe and untapped”, said one commentator, the industry grew by 503%…

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3 Adaptive Learning Myths Busted

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For such a young industry, the number of misconceptions, rumours and myths circulating throughout the publishing industry about adaptive learning is astonishing. In this article, we look at three of the most popular myths and offer some much-needed facts to help you make a more informed decision. Myth 1: Adaptive Learning products are only good for maths Learning maths is…

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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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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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Klett Raabe launches Mio in Germany

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Raabe, the specialised imprint of Germany’s leading educational company, Klett, have launched a personalised learning programme for maths. “Mio”, powered by Adaptemy, is aimed at classes 5 to 10, and provides students with a personalised learning programme of unparalleled effectiveness. By building a detailed understanding of the knowledge and engagement of each student, content is tailored and a unique learning path…

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“Aprendizaje adaptativo” with Matic by Aula Planeta

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True personalised learning has come to schools across Spain, thanks to our partner Aula Planeta. Aula Planeta, the education subsidiary of Grupo Planeta, one of Spain’s leading media companies, has been making a name recently as the most innovative player in education solutions in Spain and Latin America. Entirely focused on digital learning, Aula Planeta have brought innovative pedagogy to their…

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Adaptive Learning Technologies: Repersonalising Education

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Although EdTech is an ever-expanding field in which innovative developments are being made at an increasingly fast pace, one of its most exciting areas is adaptive learning. Adaptive learning technologies are changing education in order to ensure that every student receives the level of attention that could previously be attained only during expensive one-to-one sessions with private tutors. Such sessions…

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Content Representation And Organisation At Adaptemy

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By Dr. Ioana Ghergulescu Adaptemy distinguishes between curriculum and content. The curriculum includes concepts and the relationships between them, and different content is designed for each concept. The adaptive learning platform supports many different types of content that can be employed in a variety of settings, with multiple question types being produced from a generic question template. Adaptemy uses curriculum-mapped…

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The Student Journey Using Adaptemy

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By Dr. Ioana Ghergulescu Engaging and motivating students is an essential part of delivering improved learning outcomes, and Adaptemy reaches each student by providing personalised journeys that are tailored to student needs. Students can choose to learn, revise, practice, or complete assignments that are related to a particular concept on the curriculum. Questions are at the core of of each…

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Adaptemy In Action

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Some of my recent posts have described various aspects of our pilot programme for Junior Cert maths, such as how to use the system before and after Christmas or to act on exam feedback, and included some valuable feedback from our teachers. However, the best way to gain an insight into how any system works is to see it in action and we have been visiting schools…

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