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Prepare for AI’s New Adaptive Learning Impacts on K-12 Education

Published: 05 July 2019

ID: G00404403

Analyst(s): Kelly Calhoun Williams


While adaptive learning is a tried and true process, it is taking on new life with the advent of improved artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. K-12 education CIOs should prepare for the impact and understand the implications of adoption.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • AI and ML Will Require K-12 Organizations to Understand and Leverage Adaptive Learning Technology Capabilities
  • Publishers and Assessment Providers Are Now Doing Some Development Work, So K-12 CIOs Won’t Require as Much Resources to Build Curriculum
  • Collection of Student Learning Data for Adaptive Learning May Create New Data Privacy Sensitivities and Concerns

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