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January 9, 2017

EdSurge Learning
When Personalized Learning Is a Logical Fallacy


Personalized learning is not a product you can buy — it’s a set of strategies that teachers can implement, sometimes with the help of products that are designed to support those strategies. To explore this more, Michael Feldstein talks to CMU’s Ken Koedinger and Marsha Lovett.

January 9, 2017

E-Literate TV
CMU Learning Scientists Featured on e-literate TV

e-literate TV

Three Carnegie Mellon University learning scientists, Marsha Lovett, Ken Koedinger and Lauren Herckis, have been featured on e-literate TV, which is designed to provoke conversations about how technology can be employed in the service of education.

January 7, 2017

Physical, Virtual Worlds
CMU Postdoc's Play Table for Children Balances Virtual, Physical Worlds


Students use a prototype of Nesra Yannier’s “mixed reality” teaching machine in a laboratory of Carnegie Mellon University. The research is part of a partnership between CMU and Forest Grove Elementary School to see if high-tech ideas can improve teaching and learning