High school students in Brooklyn, New York City walked out of school in protest of a personalized learning program funded in part by Mark Zuckerberg.
Shane Vander Hart: Both the testing and accountability movement and personalized learning are examples of top-down, dataless reforms that won’t work.
Shane Vander Hart: There may not be a robot at the head of the class, but under this model of education teachers will no longer teach.
In their “Future of Learning” series The Hechinger Report takes a look at a fourth-grade math classroom using “mastery-based learning.” The future is bleak.
In North Dakota, the future of competency-based education and personalized learning is now with the elimination of grades and self-guided education.
Karen Effrem: Although Tucker and colleagues tout European education-workforce systems, none have produced or will produce American levels of freedom and prosperity.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at the Turning Point USA High School Leadership Summit on Thursday in Washington, DC.
A teacher writing for EdSurge recognizes the flaws with personalized learning and its use of education tech, but he’s caught between two competing education trends.
Former executive director for the Gates Foundation, Tom Vander Ark, wrote a piece for Forbes that plugged both competency-based education (CBE) and personalized learning. Shane Vander Hart points out five problems with what he suggests.
54 college-bound, inner-city high school seniors in California were surveyed to determine how those students perceive their college readiness during Common Core’s implementation.