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Alelo and RoboKind Win Grant to Develop Robots for Language Learning - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Alelo and RoboKind Win Grant to Develop Robots for Language Learning - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Progressive Education | Scoop.it
Alelo and RoboKind Win Grant to Develop Robots for Language Learning
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
About Alelo Inc.
IncitED's insight:

“Many language learners fail to progress due to anxiety and lack of confidence. We believe that social robots will break down these barriers to learning. The robots will be fun, engaging, and non-threatening. Many kids will be motivated to learn some Chinese just so they can interact with the robot.”

Read more: http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2013/08/27/alelo-and-robokind-win-grant-develop-robots-language-learning#ixzz2dBrxk3Hw
Read more at http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2013/08/27/alelo-and-robokind-win-grant-develop-robots-language-learning#9LVoybGR84iJkxKH.99 ;

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Key questions begging for answers about school reform

Key questions begging for answers about school reform | Progressive Education | Scoop.it
Here is a thoughtful piece about school reform and the march toward privatization of public education. It was written by Arthur H.

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"In the absence of informed empowered parent voices, we are left with self-appointed spokespeople for the poor — some of whom have figured out that under-resourced neighborhoods are the permeable membrane through which a market-based transformation of education can passed with little resistance."

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The value of education is dropping fast for university graduates

The value of education is dropping fast for university graduates | Progressive Education | Scoop.it
The cost of a bachelor's degree is 20% higher than it was in the late 2000s, but the jobless rate among university grads is now only slightly lower than high school graduates (Getting a university degree costs more than it did a few years ago and ...
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