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4 Innovative Ways to Enhance Reading Comprehension with AI Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m excited about this post from the Ask a Tech Teacher crew–AI Tools for reading comprehension. There are so many directions this could go! 4 Innovative Ways to Enhance Reading Comprehension with AI Tools Struggling to grasp the essence of a dense PDF or wishing students could wrestle more effectively with complex texts? The key may reside in AI-powered reading assistants, a broad category encompassing everything from summarizers to intelligent note-taking platforms.

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How VR Can Be an ‘Empathy Machine’ for Education

ED Surge

A VR experience created by students at The New School in New York City is designed to take viewers to an almond farm in California and illustrate the effects of pesticides on bee colonies. At first, participants wearing a VR headset can walk around the virtual stands of trees, and hear the sounds of rustling leaves and buzzing bees. Then, with the push of a button, users can choose a different perspective.

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Boxlight Solutions Shine as Cool Tools of 2024

Box Light

We are thrilled to share that our innovative solutions have been honored with wins in this year's Cool Tool Awards for 2024 by EdTech Digest! As pioneers in educational technology, we are committed to revolutionizing learning experiences for students globally.

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Use ‘Say Something’ to Boost Reader Response

Middle Web

During this reading activity, partners think out loud, supported by active listening, to deepen their individual and shared understandings. Rather than reading without focus, this strategy teaches students to attend to their reading by stopping to “say something” at intervals. The post Use ‘Say Something’ to Boost Reader Response first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Advancing Education with Award-Winning EdTech Solutions

Box Light

T he integration of advanced technology has become paramount in driving student engagement and achievement. Case in point, Boxlight's commitment to innovation is evident in its range of solutions designed to address various educational needs. From interactive displays and 3D printers to campus AV solutions, digital signage, and STEM education curriculum, Boxlight offers a comprehensive suite of tools to enhance teaching and learning.

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