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How learning repositories enable personalized instruction

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
February 24th, 2014

Access to learning repositories is helping educators locate more impactful content for students

learning-repository-instructionThe emergence of open educational resources, coupled with students’ desire for more personalized learning, has fueled a need for content repositories that enable teachers, students, and parents to locate effective learning resources and educational content quickly.

Now, the state of Illinois is developing efforts to help teachers and students leverage tagged educational content to make learning more customized, and effective, for students. The Illinois Shared Learning Environment (ISLE) will help educators use data and other tools to connect students with the learning resources and instructional content best suited to their needs.

State educators can use student data to locate tagged educational resources and learning materials that suit each student’s needs, moving away from a “one size fits all” mindset.

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