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Personalized Learning

Education Table Talk Episode

April 2015, Play to Learn Part I: Educational Games as Mainstream Instructional Resources  It is a quite common thing to say that anything that requires work is “not all fun and games”. Students often use this phrase to describe learning both in and out of the classroom. Parents responding to whining

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Education Table Talk Episode

January 2015, Re-forming Summative Assessments:  Blurring the line between learning and testing What if we could make that timeless question ‘Will this be on the test’ irrelevant? In today’s mainstream educational system we clearly differentiate between assessment and learning. Even when it comes to assessment meant to inform learning (formative assessment)

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Education Table Talk Episode

October 2014, School is Where Your Brain is: The Home-School Connection Historically, learning took place throughout all aspects of a child’s life. Maybe not traditionally, maybe it’s in the distant past with the advent of school, but many made an assumption that that is where learning takes place as opposed

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Education Table Talk Episode

September 2014, On the Make: Moving to Active Learning through Design and Creation Ed Table Talk broadcasted from Follett’s New Worldwide Headquarters! Active learning is hard to leave in the classroom… if compelling, learners recount and rethink what they learned long after the lesson ends. The Maker movement embraces a “hands on,

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Education Table Talk Episode

June 2014,  Big Publishers: Can the Spanish Armada transform into the British Fleet? Can big publishers change enough to address how today’s students learn, educators teach, and shifting business models associated with both? In the US textbook market we have three very large players. Big publishers have process, coordination, and business accountability

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Education Table Talk Episode

May 2014, Privacy, Anonymity, and Instruction Privacy today looks very different than it did 20 years ago… and the drive toward more personalized instruction from students, parents, and educators challenges privacy even further. Is it possible to build barriers to thwart data thieves and support general anonymity while providing educators with

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Education Table Talk Episode

March 2014, Putting the ‘Person’ in Personalized Our education system is a one size fits some environment. What happens as we move towards personalized learning and what opportunities are available for educators, administrators, students and parents? Personalized learning has been constructed around our traditional beliefs of what it means to

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Education Table Talk Episode

February 2014, Betting on 1:1 Odds Will one tablet solve our education headaches? Increasingly, districts are looking to 1:1 devices as a critical component of personalized learning and addressing mediocre student performance. Michael Jay and our guests will chew on hard questions like, is one-to-one the right model? Will implementation of

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