Noch einmal “personalized learning”. Einleitung und Interview erinnern daran, was heute Aufmerksamkeit und Kapital auf sich zieht. Vor allem in Silicon Valley. Und was auch hinter der “digitalen Bildungsrevolution” steht, wie Jörg Dräger und Ralph Müller-Eiselt sie kürzlich beschrieben haben.
“Through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft’s co-founder and chairman has invested more than $240 million to date in a developing field known as “personalized learning.” It’s a diffuse set of initiatives, led mostly by private companies, to develop software that creates individual lesson plans for students based on their performance, coaching them through trouble spots until they have mastered the subject at hand. Teachers still play a central role in the classroom, but they do less lecturing and more one-on-one coaching.”
Casey Newton, Interview mit Bill Gates, The Verge, 25. April 2016