Technology Is Only Part of Personalized Learning

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, would eventually give most of their considerable fortune to philanthropic causes, the inclusion of “personalized learning” among the initiatives they plan to support raised questions, including: What is personalized learning? That’s because personalized learning is still a developing set of ideas that are complex…

Evaluating Digital Feedback in Primary Maths

Of all possible teacher influences on pupil achievement, teacher feedback is among the most powerful. At the same time, there is great variability in the effect sizes reported in studies examining the impact of feedback, indicating that some forms of feedback are more effective than others. These studies suggest that computer-assisted feedback or feedback provided…