student engagement

Personalized Learning

Motivational Profiles

Mining the combined data from home and school will yield rich and powerful motivational profiles that will power smart recommendation engines--and that's when we'll see the real power of customized learning.

Personalized Learning

Boredom Dampens U.S. Achievement

I'm in India this week observing education innovations and styles. Newsweek's Samuelson claims lack of motivation in US high schools results in lost elementary gains. Hard to change society, but we can add cool learning games to the daily student playlist.

EdTech

Students Are Motivated to Take Online Courses

Susan Patrick writes: "Despite what critics say, there is no evidence that children in online or hybrid classes are any less socially adjusted than those children who attend brick-and-mortar, traditional schools."