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Using daily interactions with e-learning platforms to predict achievement

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In the second part of her interview with BOLD, developmental psychologist Margherita Malanchini talks about leveraging technologies to create personalized learning environments, and how such environments might help all students reach their full potential. Sabine Gysi: In the first part of our interview, you mentioned that leveraging technology to provide personalized learning is one possible way…

Improving education management in Nigeria through automation

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Sunday ‘Dimeji Falana, co-founder of the online school management platform Edves and winner of the 2018 Transforming Education Prize, explains how automation can lead to positive change in the education sector in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Lise Birikundavyi: You have dedicated your prize to all African educators. Can you tell us more about the challenges Nigerian…

“Never before have we had such power in our pockets”

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Explaining how technology has changed learning, media informatics researcher Martin Ebner discusses the challenges and opportunities of integrating technology into classrooms. Cornelia Puhze: Technology has radically changed our world. What’s different about how a ten-year-old makes sense of the world today compared with 30 years ago? Martin Ebner: The main difference is that we now…

Society cannot afford to leave children with learning difficulties behind

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Christian Vögeli, founder of ed-tech startup Dybuster, talks about how ed-tech individualizes learning for children with dyslexia or dyscalculia. Aisha Schnellmann: How can ed-tech help children who have learning difficulties grasp concepts better, and how does this complement in-person education? Christian Vögeli: Children with learning difficulties often find it hard to complete simple arithmetic and…