Human versus Machine: Better Adaption of Pedagogy to AI than to our Kids

According to  research from Carnegie Mellon University kids solve math problems by going through four distinct stages: encoding (reading and understanding the problem); planning (working out how to tackle it); solving (crunching the numbers) and responding (typing in the correct answer). This follows the general path that is set out …

Latest News: AI teacher for homework is being launched

eLearningworld News from Sweden The Swedish startup company eEducation Albert is now launching an artificial intelligence application with focus on helping pupils with their homework in math during the last years of primary school. The startup-company intend to expand to other education-levels as well as the international market during the …

Latest News: Education 2032: Next step to translate visions into a concrete updated curriculum

eLearningworld News from the Netherlands January 23, 2016 the Dutch Government presented the outcome of the first step of the ambitious project Education 2032 where the visions were outlined.  State Secretary of Education Sander Dekker stating that, “the further elaboration of the ideas will rely on the enthusiasm, commitment and …

Latest News: Pedagogy for mathematics from Japan improve learning and engagement

eLearningworld News from Sweden Teachers of mathematics in Japan do not handle a new math-problem by showing the solution on the blackboard. Instead they are letting the students guess the answer by taking a non-authoritative role in the classroom. This is a much more active pedagogical approach that has proved …

Latest News: MegaMind – A new hands-on science centre to boost pupil’s inspiration

eLearningworld News from Sweden National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm has invested approx €8 million in the new science centre MegaMind that opens September 6. The purpose is to help school’s increase their pupils’ interest in Science, Technology and Mathematics. This by offering a hands-on science centre to …