Friday, March 18, 2011

Technology forces education policymakers to rethink rules

Supporters of customized, online instruction say the major hurdles to implementing more adaptive curricula and personalized approaches are state and local policies, according to an article by Ian Quillen in Education Week.  K-12 education is at a policy crossroads, experts in educational technology policy say, as seat-time requirements, school funding models, textbook-adoption procedures, and teacher-certification requirements restrict the growth and effectiveness of emerging learning methods. Read the full story in Education Week online.

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