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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. This online class software turns learners' emotions into data.Full story from Inside Higher Ed 2. A data-driven approach to living more ethically.
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MathTango is the newest app launched by Originator, Inc., and aims to make learning addition and subtraction truly fun for kids ages six to nine. Combining classroom-tested math puzzles with aspects of world-building games, MathTango has kids complete math missions in order to build and populate their own personal island. The first three missions of the game are free, with an in-app pur...
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Lalitha Vasudevan wears many hats at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a faculty member in the Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design program, as well as a director of the Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab), the Center for Multiple...
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Sometimes when a robot does the vacuuming it gets stuck under a cabinet or in thick carpet, necessitating a human to help out. That’s because robots are semi-autonomous. Humans on the other hand are autonomous, and while our cognitive abilities are limited we seek advice in order to improve the outcomes of our imperfect decisions while maintaining our autonomy. Advising agents are algorithms that prompt humans in need of assistanc...
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Joel Rose is the co-founder and CEO of New Classrooms, a national non-profit aiming to personalize education by redesigning how classrooms work. Rose began his career in education as a fifth grade teacher. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in education, including as Chief Executive for Human Capital at the New York City Department of Education. Rose has published articles in The Atla...
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"While Lincoln Logs and LEGOs were the building blocks of past generations’ play, coding is the tool of the 21st century kid." (Wonder Workshop) Coding Bots Wonder Workshop is a Silicon Valley-based startup that specializes in educational robots. The company’s CleverBots are programmable robots that have been designed ...
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Is detention, suspension, or expulsion a proper way to help an undisciplined or troubled student? I don’t find these solutions worthwhile from an institutional or individual viewpoint. It’s essentially a lose lose situation. For instance, what if the student is the next Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg? The school might lose out on the potential of the student. On the other hand, the student might miss out on future educational and employment opportunities because of the expulsion. The issue of school discipline has come into sharp focus followin...
h/t to Jo for that awesome article “Women, this is How We'll Win.” In the “great minds think alike” world, the next cafe c...
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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Experts say don’t worry about those creepy robot dogs.Full story from BGR 2. Research suggests old dogs benefit from new tech tricks.Full story...