Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
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One Child at a Time: Custom Learning in the Digital Age -- Researchers have long known the best way to learn is with a personal tutor. But tutoring is expensive, and providing the benefits of tutoring to everyone hasn't been possible. Experts now say, however, technology creates new ways for schools to customize education for each student. This program documents the rise of so-called "personalized learning." It takes listeners to schools that are reinventing their approach to education, and explores how teaching and learning change when personalization replaces one-size-fits-all in the classroom.