A startup called Kiddom is in 70% of US school districts, and it’s quickly enticing teachers with the “personalized learning” model.
Personalized learning uses technology to tailor lesson plans to individual kids’ abilities and learning styles.
It’s been endorsed by tech giants like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.
If 2017 had any standout education movements, it was personalized learning, a style of instruction that uses technology to tailor instruction to individual kids.
A Silicon Valley startup called Kiddom is banking on the trend continuing for the foreseeable future — and it’s already in 70% of US school districts.
Kiddom is a digital platform that helps teachers plan and track students’ progress on an individual basis, along with giving students a way to see all their assignments and deadlines in one place. More importantly, Kiddom purports to determine students’ optimal learning style and pace of instruction, in order to best-design lesson plans.
One of its fundamental tools is the “Class Standards Mastery” function. After teachers design a lesson plan and set expectations for kids’ achievement, students can log on to the app to see how they’re faring in reaching goals. Each week or month, teachers and students receive detailed reports analyzing the progress in each …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology
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