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14 large (and small) ways artificial intelligence could transform teaching and learning

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"The education system needs to ensure that it reflects the needs of the future, and prepares children for life with AI and for a labour market whose needs may well be unpredictable." In its report, AI in the UK: Ready, Willing and Able? , the House of Lords Committee on Artificial Intelligence (AI) considered how this technology will affect many as...
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What research do you need to make evidence-informed decisions about edtech?

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Every year at BETT I play a little game: I go up to stalls and ask how they know whether their product makes a difference to what or how well children learn. In the past, I have been met with blank stares or told that "children just love it". This year was different, though: I was impressed by the number of companies that could talk about how resea...
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EdTech could transform teaching and learning, but only if teachers – not companies and developers – own it

EdTech could transform teaching and learning, but only if teachers – not companies and developers – own it
Too many teachers don't like technology. As a teacher who trains other primary teachers how to use technology, I find this frustrating because, with the right approach, it can completely transform teaching and learning. I have seen first-hand the distant relationships that can exist between teachers and technology, and can see that – in some cases,...
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