We often hear discussions about the potential of Big Data and complex learning analytics to improve educational outcomes. But the reality is that when it comes to transforming the classroom, often simple and timely feedback is enough to provide real learning improvements.
Last year no one was talking about the idea of K-12 (especially high school) students bringing their own mobile devices to school. Now the floodgates have opened. School districts, like Hempfield in Pennsylvania and Forsyth County in North Carolina, are leading the way.