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The New Identity of Adaptive Math
Monday October 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Nigel Green, Vice President of User Experience, DreamBox Learning
Sponsored by DreamBox Learning
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Ten years ago there were no educational products available for K-12 Math that were truly adaptive. Now just about everyone claims to be adaptive in some way. But what does it mean to be “adaptive”? How do these products work? And how do you evaluate which best fits your needs?
In this webinar, Nigel Green examined the definitions for adaptive learning that are being proposed for use across the online learning community, and will review many of the technologies and approaches often used. Gain a better understanding of:
- The many types of adaptation available
- How different student actions and behaviors can inform an adaptive engine
- How adaptive learning programs can be integrated into their blended learning models
- Some of the possible futures of adaptive learning
This webinar is designed for all educators interested in adaptive learning, including superintendents, district administrators, curriculum directors, and classroom teachers.
Nigel Green has extensive experience as both a teacher and software developer. Prior to moving to the United States in 1991 from his native Australia, Nigel was a K–8 educator and faculty member at the University of Melbourne. He has since worked at several startups, including spending eight years at Amazon.com. Nigel has designed many award-winning products and is the sole or joint inventor of more than 20 patents, and is responsible for much of DreamBox Learning’s effective Intelligent Adaptive technology. He currently oversees many areas at DreamBox that contribute to the user experience, from the Intelligent Adaptive engine to how lessons are designed and written to data mining. Nigel is a graduate of the University of Melbourne.
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DreamBox Learning Math offers a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environment. The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes while working in the program and adjusts the student’s learning path appropriately, providing millions of individualized learning paths, each one tailored to a student’s unique needs.