Every student learns differently, but traditional methods have made it hard for educators to tailor curricula to different styles and speeds, write co-authors Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn and Curtis W. Johnson, whose new book "Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" was released last month. Educational technology has so far had little effect because it has been crammed into existing models, but computer-based learning has the potential to revolutionize education, they write.

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