Publication: Education Week

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Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Against Privacy Advocates

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as Balancing Privacy and InnovationNew uses of data to personalize learning are bumping up against worries about the safety and security of sensitive student informationHow long should vendors be allowed to maintain ... [Published Education Week - 8 hours ago]
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Adaptive Testing Shaping Instruction

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as Adaptive Testing Guiding Teachers' InstructionSome districts are finding that assessments have value that extend well beyond getting a reading of students' test scoresByRobin L. FlaniganAt the Waukesha STEM Academy-Saratoga ... [Published Education Week - 8 hours ago]
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Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as The goal is to generate detailed digital portraits of each student’s strengths, weaknesses, and preferences to build customized academic contentFor many proponents of personalized learning, the notion of a digital ... [Published Education Week - 8 hours ago]
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K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools

, as There is a great rift valley between business leaders and public education advocates.Business leaders complain about public education and educators: School districts are gridlocked bureaucracies. Unions are vipers' nests of self-interest. Schools ... [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
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District's Ambitious Personalized Learning Effort Shows Progress

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as District's Ambitious Effort Fuels Personalized LearningKayla-Meeks Cook, a 6th grader, gets helpfrom teacher John Williams at WhittemorePark Middle School in Conway, S.C. Thestudents were using their iPads to pick ... [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
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'Personalized Learning' Eludes Easy Definitions

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as A number of education and technology organizations are seeking to forge a clearer understanding of what this concept really meansIn the diverse and ever-changing world of educational technology, the term "personalized ... [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
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Educators Evaluate Array of Formative Testing Products

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as Formative-Assessment Tools Shape Personalized LessonsEducators are evaluating an array of testing and curricular products and services to see what worksWhen he was teaching kindergarten, Shawn C. Rubin used a clipboard ... [Published Education Week - Oct 17 2014]
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K-12 Funding a Top Issue in Heated Fla. Governor's Race

Published in Print: October 15, 2014, as Sunshine State Showdown on K-12Seventh grader Eluis Mendoza works on a laptop at Allapattah Middle School in Miami. School funding, choice, and accountability are among the education issues facing the winner in ... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
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Eight Tips For Making the Most of Co-Teaching

ByAriel SacksAs many schools move toward including students with special needs in general education programming, co-taught classes—collaborations between general education and special education teachers—have become fairly common.But co-taught inclusion ... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
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Groups Honing Real-Time Teacher-Performance Exam

Published in Print: October 15, 2014, as Tests would simulate classroom situationsProspective doctors take a licensing exam in which they diagnose the ailments of mock patients. Airline pilots dodge wind shear in flight simulators. Even 16-year-olds follow ... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
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Skills' Gaps for Online Reading Linked to Family Income

Published in Print: October 15, 2014, as Literacy Skills For the Web Showing GapNew Research Highlights Link to Family IncomeLong a cause for alarm, the gap in reading skills between poor students and their more affluent peers is well-established and ... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
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School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Language

Published in Print: October 15, 2014, as Dual-Language Programs Take Root in N.C.Tatiana Medina, center, jokes with classmate Nancy Avila during a 7th grade Spanish-for-native-speakers class at Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C. Students ... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]

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...Mayer-Schönberger wrote in his 2014 e-book Learning With Big Data: The Future of Education . Still, he wrote that they also threaten to "shackle us to our past, denying us due credit for our ability to evolve, grow, and change."
...deeper into every student as an individual learner and not just think about where they should be, based on their age," said Principal Jim Murray. "We were able to reformulate how we were approaching kids."
"There's too much testing, and too much teaching to the test," he said. "Schools are reacting to [accountability-driven education policies] by drilling students on basic skills, and it's just ruining education."

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Adaptive Testing Shaping Instruction [Published Education Week - 8 hours ago]
Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers [Published Education Week - 8 hours ago]
'Personalized Learning' Eludes Easy Definitions [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
District's Ambitious Personalized Learning Effo... [Published Education Week - 9 hours ago]
Educators Evaluate Array of Formative Testing P... [Published Education Week - Oct 17 2014]
Eight Tips For Making the Most of Co-Teaching [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
Groups Honing Real-Time Teacher-Performance Exam [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
K-12 Funding a Top Issue in Heated Fla. Governo... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
Skills' Gaps for Online Reading Linked to Famil... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Lan... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
Q&A: Researcher Identifies Gaps in Online-Readi... [Published Education Week - Oct 15 2014]
Often Foes, Some Districts and Charters Forge P... [Published Education Week - Oct 14 2014]
Push to Limit Federal Test Mandates Gains Steam [Published Education Week - Oct 13 2014]
Where Do Biases Start? A Challenge to Educators [Published Education Week - Oct 13 2014]
Okla. Assessments in a State of Uncertainty [Published Education Week - Oct 10 2014]
Creating Successful Blended-Learning Classrooms [Published Education Week - Oct 08 2014]
Researchers and Schools Diverge in Definitions ... [Published Education Week - Oct 08 2014]
Civil Rights Office May Probe Inequities in K-1... [Published Education Week - Oct 08 2014]
Many Districts Lagging on Implementing Common C... [Published Education Week - Oct 08 2014]
Analysis Cites Holes in N.Y.'s Teacher-Dismissa... [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
Ed-Tech Industry Weighs Impact of New Data-Priv... [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
Education Measures on Ballot in 11 States [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
K-12 Educators: Are We Listening to Each Other? [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
Kindergarten-Readiness Tests Gain Ground [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
Chronic Absenteeism Can Devastate K-12 Learning [Published Education Week - Oct 07 2014]
Remember K-12 Policy Past to Shape the Future [Published Education Week - Oct 06 2014]
K-12 Schools Need More Steve Jobs and Less Bill... [Published Education Week - Oct 01 2014]
Reading Is About More Than 'Evidence' [Published Education Week - Oct 01 2014]
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