Summer is good for many things: spending time with family, traveling, and for kids, taking a break from classes. But while students may take time off, their teachers are preparing for the upcoming school year—because learning never stops. And it...
Our experience with this class was very personalized. And it was very personal. In education literature, the terms Personalized Learning and Personalization are being increasingly used and discussed, and disagreements about Personalized Learning and its value to students have resulted in several blog posts and debates in the past month. Audrey Watters links to eight of them and adds her perspective here, and Mike Caulfield furthered the conversation here. I agree with others that we need to define these terms better, and my experience with the hospital birth class is a useful and illustrative reference point....
"I love DreamBox because it doesn't make me so frustrated in math. It's taught me how to do it an easier way."Third Grade Student, Chaska Elementary School
"My second graders became so proficient in math by the end of last year that they had no trouble mastering triple digit functions! I now have my sons using DreamBox Math on the iPad at home. They love to play it, and I love how much they are learning. It's just so easy to use."William Tonnies, Oakwood School