'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. But this year, I’m reorganizing my analysis of these “trends,” partly because I think they can all be subsumed under the larger theme of “the new economy.” Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

#7: More than 40 new things we saw at ISTE 2018

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Creativity, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital competencies were just a few of the many trends at ISTE 2018. We’ve rounded up some of the biggest trends, news, and tools to help you organize your post-ISTE thoughts.

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Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition

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The first question I asked went to Mark Angel, CEO of Amira Learning , about how the AI works in his company’s reading-assistant tool. While it’s unrealistic to dive into details about algorithms and machine learning within the 5 minutes allowed for Q&A, he did at least articulate a mechanism for how the tool collects and labels data, and uses that data to continually train and fine-tune its system. (I

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?” “How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?” ” In a response to protests at Reed College , The Atlantic argues “Why Everyone Should Learn About Western Civilization.” “ social and emotional learning.”)

Hack Education Weekly News

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Tony Bates looks at “Brexit and online learning in Europe.” ” She promises that every kid will learn to code (of course) by having the private sector train CS teachers. From the edX blog : “How to be a Better Learner: Determine Your Learning Style.” “ Robots won’t replace teachers because they can’t inspire us.” ” Try learning styles, maybe. Maybe this time folks will learn their lesson.

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