New learning app can reshape education

Luis von Ahn, creator of a popular language-learning app, says tracking how people learn online will reveal teaching tricks that are invisible in the classroom. By using data from thousands of students, technology can adapt to provide the best learning environment to get optimal results for students.

"We're in a position to discover how people learn on a much larger scale, and we're going to release a lot of that information" <i>(Image: Duolingo Archives)</i>

“We’re in a position to discover how people learn on a much larger scale, and we’re going to release a lot of that information” (Image: Duolingo Archives)

Read more from the New Scientist article here:

My Duolingo learning app can reshape education – opinion – 19 May 2014 – New Scientist.

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