10 advantages a Knewton classroom has over the traditional classroom. What you thought you knew about online education is all about to change, and Knewton’s adaptive learning engine may be the biggest change of all.
The MacArthur Foundation (of Genius Grant renown) and HASTAC are funding a really interesting competition that’s set to launch on December 14th. It’s called Reimagining Learning, and it’s aimed at spurring innovative ideas in participatory education. The contest has two categories, both open to the public. The 21st Century Learning… READ MORE
Ethan Hein is a content editor and social media guru at Knewton. I used to teach afterschool in City of New York/Parks & Recreation’s Computer Resource Center program. Kids in the program spent a lot of time playing educational games like Logical Journey Of The Zoombinis and The Incredible Machine…. READ MORE
Here at Knewton, our adaptive learning engine is centered around the idea that education is optimized when students receive exactly the content that they need at exactly the right time. We’re able to achieve this by mapping educational concepts at the atomic level, and adapting students’ learning experience around how… READ MORE
Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to code their own animation, interactions and data visualization. It shows tons of potential for fun, interactive educational and gaming applications. Check out the project gallery to see some examples, ranging from the silly to the sublime…. READ MORE
An online test prep company. The world’s most powerful adaptive learning engine. An educational platform, about to do a great amount of good. A second home to 35 extraordinarily talented people, working around the clock. We like to believe all those assertions are true. And we plan to use this… READ MORE
The word “adapt” has its roots in the Latin word aptare, meaning “to fit.” We think learning works best when it fits you specifically, the way shoes work best when they fit your feet. One on one, any competent teacher can customize the lesson to fit a student’s needs. But… READ MORE