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A Look Back on the Personalized Learning Project – What We’ve Learned so Far

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Over the past several months, many of us have written about a project undertaken in 2014, affectionately known as Personalized Assessment, Teaching and Learning (PATL).  Throughout 2014, there was a tremendous amount of work and progress on this project, which … Continue reading

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Educational technology connects students

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My colleagues and I, from the Center for eLearning, have been blogging for quite some time about a project called the Alternate Reality Learning Experience (ARLE).

We worked with experts in game design, curriculum development, science, English language arts, ethics, business and communications to create the ARLE, which is an educational technology-driven course that combines integrated curriculum, alternate reality gaming and problem-based learning approaches. The ARLE was run as a blended learning course for high school students and as a fully online course for college students. Continue reading

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Girls Who Code: Empowering Girls for Computer Science Majors and Careers

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Susan Nesbitt, Director of Girls Who Code, is working hard to fill the gender gap for the 1.4 million jobs in the future in computer related fields. Continue reading

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Teacher Tech Feature: Valerie Pachter

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As part of our Teaching in Digital Age study, Pearson is profiling teachers like Valerie Pachter on their use of technology in their classrooms. Continue reading

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Coding a More Diverse Future

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Read how Google is trying to increase the interest in computer science and coding related jobs in students, specifically women and minorities. Continue reading

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Teacher Tech Feature: Joshua Green

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As part of our Teaching in Digital Age study, Pearson is profiling teachers like Joshua Green on their use of technology in their classrooms. Continue reading

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Emotions and Learning Games

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A look at students’ emotions while they play a learning game. Continue reading

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Teacher Tech Feature: Terilyn Zamora

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As part of our Teaching in Digital Age study, Pearson is profiling teachers like Terilyn Zamora on their use of technology in their classrooms. Continue reading

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Teaching Between Desks for Deeper Learning

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Increasing emphasis on fostering deeper learning opportunities for students suggests a fundamental change in teachers’ role and vantage point of instruction. Continue reading

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Our Learning Progression Hypothesis: Understanding the Building Blocks of Geometry

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Many students are taught to use the formula “length times width” but have not always mastered the important building blocks to gain conceptual understanding of area, which is an important topic for future learning of several other mathematical topics. Continue reading

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