Resource Name: Article: Can Technology Help Students Find the "Sweet Spot" for Learning?
Resource Submitter: Danielle Finlayson
Resource Submitted: 24 Sep 2013
Resource Forum: 21st Century Education Resources
By Emily Hanford and Stephen Smith, American RadioWorks
The problem of how to meet students' individual needs is at the heart of today's education debates: the achievement gap, tracking, social promotion. These are among the thorniest and most important issues facing American schools, and they all have something to do with the fact that we expect students of a certain age to be in a certain place with their learning, rather than working with each child individually based on their unique learning needs.