Students Learn at Their Own Pace in the Future School Day

School of One

Each student learns at his or her own pace in the ideal school day of the future, according to Christopher Rush, co-founder of the School of One.

In practice, this is already happening with the New York school pilot program. A student arrives in school in the morning and answers five questions that will be calculated in a customized algorithm to figure out what she’ll be doing that day. That algorithm will decide which teacher she’ll work with, her level of learning based on what she learned the previous day, and her specific activities.

The movement toward personalized instructions has been around for a while, but maybe it's technology that can help get to that goal.

I asked Rush to elaborate further:

http://www.vimeo.com/19014051

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