What tools are working best in our classrooms?

Teachers are using a lot of tools to deliver instruction. It's time we made sense of it all using learning analytics. 

Technology has made it possible for institutions to deliver instruction in all kinds of ways. The data generated by these learning tools could provide profound insights to improve outcomes. 

This is particularly true for K-12 schools and districts. Thrivist is collecting vast amounts of data on what takes place throughout the learning experience -- both online and offline. This, in turn, can give us a rounder idea of how each individual learner can be better served. 

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How Learning data supports personalized learning

We aren't really personalizing learning. Not like we could be. 

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Why have a Learning Record Store?

You know what a Learning Record Store is but why do you need one?

That’s a quote from an outstanding blog post by the good people over at Learning Locker where they explain why a company or organization would need a Learning Record Store (LRS).

It’s a broad and basic quote for sure but, in our minds, is extremely applicable within the context of education.

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Thrivist and the Learning Record Store

Why Thrivist exists and how the Learning Record Store supports our mission

Today’s education market demands technology that is easy-to-use, intuitive, adapts to an individual’s learning style and creates actionable insights from the data collected.

Adaptive learning and actionable insights from data, we feel, are what is currently missing in education solutions today. There isn’t anyone in K-12 education working to solve those two problems.

Thrivist exists to solve those two problems.

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How ESSA supports personalized learning

What is the link between ESSA and personalized learning?

A while back we came across a great webinar put out by the good people at iNACOL about the link between ESSA and personalized learning. Obviously we were keen to check out how the new education law would support the increased personalization of learning.

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Here’s what we found out:

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