Tag: Educational Technology

Personalized Learning Could Help Save Rural Schools, If We Let it

Personalized learning is all the rage right now for those of us who speak education. The idea is basically that teachers can use educational technology to tailor a students’ learning experience to focus on their abilities, interests, or prior knowledge in ways that traditional teaching methods simply can’t. So, if a student already has a pretty solid understanding of a…

That ‘Homework Gap’ Study Never Happened, And I’m Calling the IES Out On It

We’re living in the digital age, a time where the Internet world seems intertwined with our daily lives. Or at least, that’s the way it seems to many of us. It’s not always like that out here in the country. I teach in rural Kentucky, and I have to think long and hard before I give assignments that require an…

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