Make Microlearning More Effective By Using Chatbots

| February 20, 2020

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Owing to technology advancement, we can now create chatbots to consume nuggets of information in a question-and-answer format. A learner can ask a question and get a quick short answer at the point of need. These bots can be updated easily for frequently changing content and changes can be displayed to learners immediately. Contrary to popular belief, chatbots can do much more than answering standard or pre-set questions. One of the multiple types of chatbots, intelligent bots, uses Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to facilitate conversational learning.

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Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is the third largest public school district in the state of Texas with almost 115,000 students enrolled. CFISD has 11 high schools, 18 middle schools, 54 elementary schools, and 4 special campuses. During the 2015-2016 school year, the district employed 7,227 teachers, 2,414 paraprofessionals, 3,249 special service personnel, and 1,496 professional/administrative/support personnel for a total of 14,386 employees.

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Virtual Reality Advances Bring New Possibilities to Higher Education

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A Vision of AI for Joyful Education

Article | March 25, 2020

Many look to AI-powered tools to address the need to scale high-quality education and with good reason. A surge in educational content from online courses, expanded access to digital devices, and the contemporary renaissance in AI seem to provide the pieces necessary to deliver personalized learning at scale. However, technology has a poor track record for solving social issues without creating unintended harm. What negative effects can we predict, and how can we refine the objectives of AI researchers to account for such unintended consequences?

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

Article | July 10, 2020

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Purple Mash Games Design Competition. We received over 8,200 entries in total across all three categories and across the 2Simple team we ensured each and every single game was played. Huge congratulations to Lara from Queen’s Park Academy for her game ‘Pets in Peril’. Our judging panel commented.

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Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is the third largest public school district in the state of Texas with almost 115,000 students enrolled. CFISD has 11 high schools, 18 middle schools, 54 elementary schools, and 4 special campuses. During the 2015-2016 school year, the district employed 7,227 teachers, 2,414 paraprofessionals, 3,249 special service personnel, and 1,496 professional/administrative/support personnel for a total of 14,386 employees.

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