Facebook at help

Facebook has built a tool to help schools adopt a system of personalized learning that it wants to give to any public school that wants it for free, the company announced Thursday.

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Instead of spending classroom time for lectures, Summit schools deliver all content and assignments online.

Class time is then dedicated to teacher-led, real-world projects and student collaboration. Teachers also encourage students to understand all their work in the context of larger, long-term goals, and work with them to plan and track their course-work as a path towards those goals.