In the latest EdTweet Show, hosts Jen and Jess run through four of this week’s most interesting favorite edtech-related tweets — in less than 2 minutes! Check out the video, and then read the full list of EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed below! [View the story “10 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed” on Storify]
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In this week’s episode of the EdTweet Show, Dave and Jess cover tweets about the Kindle Fire, microblogging, and more. Be sure to tune in next week, and check out of the full list of our favorite Edtech Tweets below. [View the story “10 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed” on Storify]
Welcome to the second installment of The EdTweet Show! In this episode, hosts Jess and Jen again give a 2-minute rundown of four interesting edtech articles that popped up in our Twitter feed this week. Check out stories about online textbooks, blogging in elementary school, and more. You can find the full list of this week’s EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed below the video! [View the story “13 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed”… Read more
You’ve seen our EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed series… now check out our brand new video series: “The EdTweet Show.” Watch as star anchors Dave and Jess give a 2-minute or less rundown of interesting edtech articles that popped up in our Twitter feed this week. This week, Jess and Dave cover news about game-based and mobile learning, Google Hangouts, and more. Watch the show, then check out the full list of EdTech tweets… Read more
Welcome back to another installment of Knewton’s brownbag series! This time, I took matters into my own hands to bring you “What is Teaching, Anyway?” I realized that while Knewton is an education company, not many people in our office actually “teach” in the traditional sense. But whether giving Hack Day presentations, talks like this one, or just leading a meeting, everyone’s jobs incorporate elements of teaching sometimes. Check out my thoughts on what the… Read more
In our sixth and final installment of our Adaptive Learning Roundtable discussion, Len Swanson, the former Executive Director of ETS and the designer of Knewton’s testing algorithm, shares some insight into integrating technology into schools. Did you miss the other videos? Check them out here.
Recently, David Kuntz (our VP of Research), Jose Ferreira (our Founder and CEO), and Len Swanson (the former Executive Director of ETS and the man behind Knewton’s testing algorithm), sat down for an in-depth talk on all things adaptive learning. In the fifth video installment of the discussion, David, Jose, and Len discuss how the data collected by Knewton’s Adaptive Learning Platform will help us understand more about how students learn and progress over time…. Read more
In the fourth video installment of our Adaptive Learning Roundtable, David Kuntz (VP of Research at Knewton), and Len Swanson (former ETS Executive Director and the designer of Knewton’s testing algorithm) talk about how adaptive testing can improve K-12 statewide testing. Furthermore, as David points out, when adaptive tests are used along with an adaptive engine that monitors variables about individual students, the result is full-fledged adaptive learning. As a reminder, a few definitions before… Read more
In the third installment of our Adaptive Learning Roundtable, David Kuntz, Knewton VP of Research, and Len Swanson, former Executive Director of ETS and the designer of Knewton’s adaptive testing algorithm, discuss the role of real-time skills profiling in adaptive learning. Watch the video to learn more about how skills profiling helps Knewton’s Adaptive Learning Platform™ identify the most effective learning path for each individual student.
In Part 2 of our Adaptive Learning Roundtable, Knewton CEO Jose Ferreria, Knewton VP of Research David Kuntz, and Len Swanson, the man behind Knewton’s testing algorithm (and the former Executive Director of ETS) discuss what makes adaptive tests different than paper and pencil tests. Adaptive tests are widely credited as being more reliable — but why? Before you watch the video, a few definitions: adaptive tests adapt to a test-taker’s ability level, yielding more… Read more