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  • Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles

    By John Bailey, Samuel Casey Carter, Carri Schneider, Tom Vander Ark

    This article investigates the following questions: 

    * What if students instead came to each course or classroom with a digital backpack of data about their learning levels, preferences, motivations, and personal  accomplishments?
    * How would this improve each teacher’s  ability to tailor learning to meet the needs of individual students?
    * What if parents and students could easily access their child’s records to share the information with afterschool providers?
    * How would all of the personalization this affords add up to deeper learning and improved college and career readiness?
    DLN-Smart-Series-Databack-Final1.pdf 3.14 MB (Last Modified on January 21, 2014)
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