Personalized Learning is not about feeding information to kids via adaptive learning systems. We already did that and it didn’t work then. It is all about the learner owning and driving their learning.
Barbara Bray addresses the difference between adaptive learning systems that are really personalized learning – systems that do not bring the learner into the equation – and personalized learning where the learner makes choices that engages them personally in their learning.
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