Robot teachers might be the largest internet business in 2030

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Robot teacher in front of classroom of studentsThe AI boom has a lot to do with it.

Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops.

According to Thomas Frey, the senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute think tank, “In 14 years it’ll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over the internet.”

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Spending on Private Tutors Grows as Parents Look at the Return on Their Investment

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Private tutoring is one industry that is immune to the recession.

With only a few weeks left until school starts, the tutoring business is gearing up. And it is one industry in America that seems immune to recession. More parents are paying for tutors for their children.

 

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Perspectives On “Next Generation Learning” At Night With A Futurist

Perspectives On Next Generation Learning At Night With A Futurist

 

Monday’s Night with a Futurist offered perspectives on “Next Generation Learning” provided by Michael Cushman. To Cushman, the opportunity for improved learning and training derives from the historically static nature of education combined with the potential offered by the increased pace of technology development. While “our founding fathers were born with the same technology they died with,” current generations are faced with an environment that changes much more rapidly. Advances in the fields of wireless communications and virtual simulation promise a Copernican revolution in education methodology, which Cushman currently identifies as the key constraint in solving the world’s largest problems.

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