Personalized learning puts children at the heart of learning. Rather than the homogenized, standardized approach that’s been adopted for the last century, personalization allows every child’s interests to be included in their education and makes sure no child is left behind as curriculums are tailored to a child’s present abilities.
Though this approach was simply an inspirational dream at the start of mass education, it’s becoming increasingly possible through the latest developments in education, particularly with the rise of technology and the internet providing children with the chance to teach themselves. But breaking down an embedded system is difficult to master, so let’s take a look at who’s managed to do this so far and the ways we can all create a more personalized education for the next generation. [Read article]
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- February 4, 2019
- Washington University School of Medicine
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- November 16, 2017
- Indiana University
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