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Robots in the Classroom: What Are They Good For?

Robots in the Classroom: What Are They Good For?

| May 27, 2014 | 7 Comments

Some educators are experimenting with using robots in the classroom to engage students and help explain abstract concepts that students often misunderstand.

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

| April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

National Geographic has unveiled a new education section of its website, with a great collection of maps, multimedia, teaching activities, and resources Amazon announced this week that it would be launching a Lending Library later this year, a deal that would let Kindle owners check out books from over 11,000 libraries. This brings Kindle to […]

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My Teacher is an Avatar

My Teacher is an Avatar

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

It may sound like the title of a children’s science fiction novel — “My Teacher is a Robot!” — but advances in artificial intelligence, 3D animation, and robotics may be bringing that fiction a lot closer to reality. South Korea is actively pursuing the development and implementation of robot instructors, and the country’s Education Ministry […]

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