10 arguments as to why digital learning benefits low-income students
Thursday, 23 February 2012
Tom Vander Ark writing some time ago in the Huffington Post puts forward 10 arguments as to why digital learning will benefit low-income students in the US. These include the increasing availability of free learning content though initiatives like the Khan Academy, improvements in adaptive assessments and diagnostics which are beginning to pinpoint learning levels and gaps that must be addressed and the fact that in the US at least there is an increased variety of school options - some that blend online and onsite, and some that are purely virtual. Read the full article here.