Are personal learning environments an emerging trend?

A growing number of schools have embraced "personal learning environments" -- an approach identified as a key "ed-tech trend to watch" by the New Media Consortium's 2012 K-12 Horizon report. Though an exact description of the teaching method has not been established, it is thought of as the use of technology tools to visualize and organize the information with which students are presented. Some say PLEs will help prepare students for the type of higher-order thinking required under the Common Core State Standards.

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Senior Director, Instructional Leadership
New Teacher Center
Chicago , IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH