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Greetings! This week we brought to you a new approach to AI-based learning, a more efficient way for educators to search for tech products, while presenting mounting concerns from parents for the use of digital devices. Dig in to see the various perspectives from stakeholders in the EdTech arena.
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Researchers have designed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games. The improved model makes use of an AI training concept called multi-task learning, and could be used to improve both instruction and learning outcomes.
Given the headway other sectors have made in their digital transformation journeys, the education sector has some ground to make up, but plenty of room for progress. Overall success will be measured by these three pillars – forward-thinking learning programmes that prepare students for the world of work, establishing new, proven learning models that provide a blended learning experience, and including digital transformation within their overall change management initiative or educational strategy. Whilst the government’s edtech strategy is now in motion, it will require input from educational institutions and edtech vendors for it to truly flourish.
Increasing numbers of school systems are provided computers or tablets to their students for use in lessons and with homework. However, concerns about the negative effects of screen time have led some parents, and even some state legislatures, to push back against the increased use of educational technology, especially for younger children.
The promise of media and technology to transform student learning has led schools in the U.S. to outlay an estimated $8 billion annually on software and digital resources.
Reviewing research studies to determine effectiveness can be a complex process. However, we have identified a set of steps that any educator can work through and that can help simplify and streamline a search for effective ed tech products.
Only half of the country’s high-school graduates finish their tertiary education, dropping out due to a lack of financial capacity or guidance. A bevy of new edtech firms are building a business while providing young Filipinos with the tools and resources to help them begin thriving careers.
Laura Truncellito- Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication. firstname.lastname@example.org
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