Teacher Advisor with Watson 1.0 uses artificial intelligence from Watson, IBM's Jeopardy!-playing robot, now trained by math experts with feedback from more than 1,000 math teachers, to help K-5 teachers with targeted math resources for their students.
Once again this school year, schools will be ramping up robotics programs and opening more makerspaces, according to the latest report from the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking.
A new AI-driven chatbot is looking to give educators deeper insights from course feedback by starting conversations with students.
Artificial intelligence will be in nearly all new software products by 2020 and a top five investment priority for more than 30 percent of chief information officers, according to a new report from Gartner.
L. Robert Furman urges educators to break the cycle of wash, dry, rinse, repeat. The Pennsylvania principal will present at three sessions during the ISTE conference later this month.
The upcoming app features characters from Sesame Street and leverages IBM Watson’s natural language processing and other cognitive technologies to help young children learn to spell and improve their literacy skills.
There is always a new new thing in technology. In contrast, in K-12, at the heart of the classroom is — and will be for the foreseeable future — the old old thing: curriculum. But, where is that curriculum, the fuel for the 1-to-1 classroom, going to come from? From the new new thing, of course – as we argue in this week’s blog post.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
According to the company, the insights "will become even more refined as the platform generates a precise picture of 'what's going on' in the district."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
New location-aware “knowledge injections” on the cloud-based EON Reality Augmented Virtual Reality platform provide contextual knowledge in real time, helping users to facilitate a manufacturing, maintenance, repair or operation procedure, and more.
The United States is expected to spend the most of any country on these two systems in 2017 — $9.7 billion, according to a report from the International Data Corporation.