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    Imagine teaching at a school where your personal assistant takes care of the routine tasks for your classroom. The assistant even prepares lessons for your students. You have additional time to instruct students in small groups or individually, provide thoughtful feedback, and encourage learning. “Socrates, set the thermostat to 74, take attendance, and open the ...
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    The excitement is almost palpable. Administrators purchase the latest and greatest edtech, hoping that this next program will be the panacea, the silver bullet that improves scores and helps the campus meet accountability goals. Teachers want this program to assist in helping their students who learn differently. Parents look for immediate feedback on their children’s ...
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    Artificial intelligence is already a part of schools everywhere. You find it in customized lessons taught via computer, data-management software, predictive and prompted emails, and adjustments in climate-controlled buildings. AI also has begun to permeate instruction, with interactive robots and curriculum built around STEM fields. In short, AI is changing the face of education. You ...
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    You might be able to create epic, or at least nearly heroic, digital learning content, but should you? Being crafty isn’t easy. Being tech-creative is even harder. Social media videos may have led you to believe that a little inspiration can turn anyone into a hobbyist with skills that Martha Stewart would envy. “Fail”  pictures ...
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    Machines have become part of our daily lives. Many homemakers use a Roomba or a iRobot to sweep their floors daily. Talk robot companions like Tapia serve as useful companions who alert, remind, encourage and support their owners in domestic capacities. Interactive robots are making their way into schools, as well. Finland and other countries, ...
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    Social media was supposed to bring us together. Instead, it’s creating a chasm between groups and individuals as they take shots at each other in a passive-aggressive game of digital dodge ball.  Posting negative remarks about another person is a passive-aggressive attempt at bullying. Children try to avoid these attacks, but it has become nearly ...
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