Is Mass Customized Learning the Key to Education Reform?

From eSchool News, February 21st, by Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor–

During the American Association of School Administrators’ National Conference on Education Julie Mathiesen, director of Technology &  Innovation in Education (TIE), a professional development organization based in Rapid City, S.D., argued that the only way to achieve true education reform is to redesign student learning from class time to curriculum, and from teaching styles to learning spaces.

A key way to accomplish this reform, said Mathiesen, is to implement “Mass Customized Learning,” in which the instruction is tailored to each student’s needs and interests. And technology helps make this mass customization possible through personalized digital learning. Read the full story.

We’d love to hear from you: does technology open up a new frontier for customized learning?  Do you think technology makes things possible that just weren’t viable options in the past?


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