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The social robot teacher

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A new study by Kimberly Brink and her colleagues looks at how children view social robots and what factors build their trust in a robot teacher. As artificial intelligence and robotic technology continue to advance, the idea of a robot as a teacher or a companion for a child is no longer confined to science…

Silicon Valley’s attempt to disrupt education

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Entrepreneurs out of Silicon Valley have harnessed the power of technology and data to disrupt industries ranging from public transportation and communication, to space travel and television. Is education next? Ex-Google executive Max Ventilla has just that idea in mind with AltSchool, an education technology startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its…