Adaptive Learning Technology Examples Educators Must Explore

Matific

This Math learning platform specializes in educating students regardless of communication barriers. The platform offers learning opportunities in more than forty different languages, along with real-time reports and intelligent algorithms. The platform focuses on student interaction and draws out learning potential helping the educator help students as and where needed. The platform leverages the power of gamification to engage and teach students math in grades K to 6 using hands-on and interactive mini-games.

Prodigy

Prodigy teaches math through games, but differently. The tool offers a curriculum-aligned math game that adjusts content to complement different learning styles and help learners with trouble. For instance, if a player can't answer a grade-level question, the game will automatically deliver problems to help the learner build a specific skill that was not up to the mark. Their game-based learning is trusted by over 100 million students and 1.5 million teachers globally, something that we think you should give a try.

ClassK12

Classk12 is an intelligent tool that can benefit students who want to work on math and grammar concepts. It is a tablet and smartphone app that offers math and grammar lessons for students in the grade k-6 at the common core level. Their personalised adaptive learning program is designed to help students perform better and enhance teacher productivity with immersive practices available on their app. the app uses gamification to engage students in learning. The platform brings together cognitive research and learning technologies to enable personalised learning in the classroom.

ALEKS

ALEKS is McGraw-Hill's adaptive learning system for math, science and business courses which targets high school and university students. The platform uses machine learning based on Knowledge Space Theory. The platform efficiently develops and maintain a detailed map of each student's knowledge. Every student on the platform can access the course and learning material based on their knowledge and ability in real-time. This means ALEKS knows, at each moment, with respect to each topic in the course, whether the student has mastered that topic and is ready to learn it now.

ALEKS facilitates super-effective learning by providing students with a selection of the topics they are currently ready to learn. Since the student is always working at the boundary of their current knowledge, they are not frustrated or bored as they work on material that isn't too easy or too hard for them. Instead, the student's confidence and learning momentum build as they are challenged to work on and masters each new topic.

Also KidAptive, now a part of McGraw Hill Education, is an innovative edtech company offering adaptive learning tools for kids. their tools enable personalised learning for children increasing engagement, optimising learning, and improving outcomes for kids worldwide. Through innovative technology, applied psychometrics, and a learning sciences team anchored by Stanford University, the company empowers a whole new generation of learners right from their initial years of education.

Kidaptive's Learning Platform has AI-based algorithms that educational companies use to collect the data, which is used to increase learner engagement and improve outcomes. Kidaptive's Adaptive Learning Platform is the world's first cloud-computing platform designed by learning scientists to measure and predict performance and progress in any digital learning product, using advanced machine-learning algorithms to analyse learner data and map underlying patterns and relationships. This ALP is designed to draw from diverse sources-learning activities, assessments, parent/educator input, and even from different products—to produce a holistic picture of the learner's proficiency, progress, preferences, and passions.

ConveGenius' PAL LAB

PAL Lab follows a nudged learning approach in which a series of nudges, both automatic and manual, teaches a child effectively in a self-paced and adaptive environment. Teaching & Learning in a PAL Lab happens through their personalised and adaptive learning platform. The platform is available in online, offline and hybrid models that can adapt its learning trajectories to cater to individual needs. The learning content is provided in all forms from the best creators in the market, and the in-house experts curate it and map it to standard curriculum frameworks. Their advanced and engaging assessments are adaptive to users' knowledge levels and feature real-time reporting and diagnostics.

BYJU's

The decacorn startup of India and the global edtech leader, Byju, features unique learning journeys, actionable feedback, recommendations, and guided paths for students to help them achieve their learning goals. Their AI-powered self-learning app specializes in learning and adapting from the students who spend their time with the app and understand their proficiency level in subject knowledge. The capabilities and proficiency levels determine the learning journeys for each student. The content presented is then personalised according to their needs.

One of the acquired companies by BYJU's, Toppr, is a great example of adaptive learning. Now part of BYJU’s, Toppr is one of the first edtech companies that made a place in the Indian edtech market. It is an online tutoring startup that is working to provide quality K-12 education in India. The solution prepares students for school and competitive exams. The tool is ideal for students from class 5 to class 12. Toppr is backed by Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big data that studies students' behaviours and create a personalised learning plan to help students work on the gaps and achieve success in their education journey. The app also offers online classes and doubt sessions with instant solutions to students' queries. The platform has a user base of over 13 million users.

NextNLP

The Next NLP App by Next Education offers a complete K12 solution that features Adaptive assessments as a part of their Learning Management System. The solution is based on a customized version of the Item Response Theory. This means the platform raises a mid-level question to students, and if they answer it correctly, they will receive a question of a higher difficulty level. If they answer it wrong, they will face a question of a lower difficulty level. This allows mapping the present knowledge state of the individual being assessed and proposes what the person is ready to learn further or need help with.

Embibe

Embibe uses a unique mix of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to understand students' learning patterns and existing knowledge to build on, which is unique to every student. Based on the data, the platform accordingly suggests the most effective and suitable personalised learning path for the user, aiding them to achieve real-life goals, irrespective of their level of ability, exposure and access. A part of Embibe, Funtoot offers an adaptive learning solution for maths and science learning. The platform offers scientifically created and evaluated tests & exams to help students resolve their learning gaps and build a foundation for success ahead. The tool allows educators to save valuable time using their tools for exam preparation and activities.

BeAWiz

Be A Wiz helps children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing an interactive and engaging assessment program that adapts to each user. The platform uses artificial intelligence algorithms to integrate assessments with instruction and helps students learn and excel in their academic goals. The platform uses a unique adaptive technology to help students figure out their knowledge gaps and work on those gaps with its targeted instructions.

Smartail

Smartail introduces us to Deepgrade, an AI-powered platform for learning and grading to solve the education segment's key pain points. DeepGrade helps in identifying learning gaps and guiding the user to improve on those gaps and learn efficiently. The platform can quickly evaluate handwritten and digital content. Users can easily Create questions and understand their chapter classification quickly. This intelligent platform creates scoring exactly near human grading of student content. The platform also features a Natural language Processing ( NLP ) powered context grading methodology that can evaluate each content for its intent, meaning, similarity and many similar parameters to provide near-human accuracy in content Grading.

Taghive

It is a Samsung-funded edtech company headquartered in South Korea and has an office presence in India. The company's offerings include clicker-based classroom response systems and AI-powered self-assessment solutions. The company offers its clicker solution under the "Class Saathi" brand in India and under the "Class Key" brand elsewhere. Their solution, Class Saathi, offers free virtual education support to students in grades 6 to 10. Class Saathi is a mobile application developed for revision purposes to help students perform better in academics. The app offers Unlimited CBSE Practice papers, personalised question recommendations based on students' performance through its AI Engine, customisable mock tests and daily quizzes, and real-time statistics & in-depth analysis reports of students' performance. The tool is beneficial to students for practising and can be used by educators to track their students' performance.

Jungroo Learning

Jungroo Learning is a SaaS-based EdTech Company that helps educators and organizations understand and chart their student's journey in and out through an AI-powered adaptive engine. Think of Jungroo as a GPS for educators to locate learners' correct and most efficient learning path. The company offers AI algorithms that give the full scope of personalized practice and learning solutions for learners.

Counting Well

Counting Well is a Mobile-based platform providing Math learning solutions. The app offers personalized learning to students through its AI-driven algorithm. It identifies the learning gaps in students' performance and delivers personalized learning plans for every user. The product caters to students of classes 6-8 and follows NCERT Syllabus, including CBSE. A unique feature of CountingWell is its 20-minutes' maths workouts' challenge. It is specifically designed to minimise screen-time while delivering maximum learning in just 20-minute math workouts every day.

These are some great examples of adaptive learning that educators must explore. Did we miss any important adaptive learning player in the list above? Do share with us in the comments section below!

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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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