Education continues to struggle to fit 21st Century technology into its’ 19th Century structures. The increasing demand for education that is customized to each student's unique needs is driven by the development of new technologies that facilitate more learner choice and control and allow for differentiated instruction. It has become clear that one-size-fits-all educational and teaching approaches are neither effective nor acceptable for today's diverse students.

A new ubiquitous learning environment has arrived where the sage-on-the-stage is no longer the only educational act in town