Category: Education

Every academic subject or job function requires specific knowledge to be mastered. These areas of competency vary greatly in scope and difficulty: the elementary school student who must memorize spelling words; the airplane pilot who must…
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The global workforce faces an “epochal transition” as digitization, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) make further inroads – a message that took center stage at the World Economic Forum at Davos, where the need to retrain…
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Without question, education technology (EdTech) will revolutionize how learners at all levels – K-12, post-secondary, and even corporate learning – achieve skill mastery. But given where we are today, with assumptions to correct and fears to…
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Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Sept. 21, 2017 – Area9, an adaptive learning platform that combines cognitive research and computer science, was recognized as a Hot Vendor in learning by Aragon Research, a leading research and advisory…
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Every brain is different; therefore, learning must be personalized to meet each learner’s needs. But how can this be accomplished in an e-learning environment? Our answer, developed and refined over the past two decades, is a…
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Peter Diamandis, co-founder and chairman of Singularity University, speaking at a Clinton Global Initiative forum in 2014, delivered an eye-opening perspective to Bill Clinton:  A Maasai warrior with Google on a mobile phone had greater access…
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We have struggled for years to come up with an intuitive concept for how to establish a common quality mindset for how to think about quality of educational technologies or inventions.
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Despite frequent sips of liquid and checking her blood sugar every 2 hours, Nicole’s vomiting only worsened. The usual instructions on how much insulin to use didn’t seem to be working for some reason. Her blood…
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During the first weeks of my sophomore year in high school (first year of the Danish three-year high school), a classmate slammed his hand on the table and said to the science teacher “You are freakin’…
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Picture a dozen students gathered around a piano for a lesson. One sits at the keys, receiving instruction from the teacher. For the rest who stand and watch, it’s mostly irrelevant—a waste of their time and…
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