Feb 12, 2019 10:48:00 AM

Our CEFR Tagger Classifies Your Language Content into the Right Learning Level

All language learning materials are not created equally. Assigning the right learning level is usually under the mercy of a content editor or author. If content is improperly labeled into the wrong level then there will be drastic consequences for teachers and learners alike. Some language materials might be incorrectly classified as a higher level leaving beginner-level students confused. While other materials might be incorrectly classified at a lower level leaving advanced-level students bored or not challenged enough. In this blog post, we’ll reveal how an automated, artificial-intelligence-driven, CEFR* tagger mitigates these pains.

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Oct 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

WHY PUBLISHERS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO AUGMENTED REALITY AND VIRTUAL REALITY

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology is more than a trend. These technologies are already disrupting the education industry. Some schools have adopted AR and VR in the classroom, enabling students and teachers to utilize the technology to learn and teach better. In this blog post, we’ll reveal why publishers should adopt these technologies in order to stay ahead of the ever-changing classroom.

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Sep 5, 2018 2:02:00 PM

What Changing Curriculums Mean for Publishers

Globally, new curricula have a major impact on publishers. In the USA, schools are trying to keep up with the pace of knowledge by changing their curriculums. Likewise, in Europe, governments are changing school curriculums in an attempt to stay ahead too. Hence, the types of materials that publishers produce today will be drastically different in the next 10 years.  In this post, we’ll reveal how changing global curriculums will affect publishers.

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Jul 9, 2018 2:24:11 PM

The Surprising Story of Blockchain Applied in Education

It’s no secret that “blockchain” is one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018. This software rose to international fame during the “bitcoin fever” of 2017, but many mistakenly believe that its applications don’t extend beyond finance. In this blog post, we’ll reveal the surprising story on how blockchain combined with artificial intelligence (AI) will disrupt the education industry.

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Jul 3, 2018 2:26:46 PM

Should Teachers be Worried about Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom? The Answer Might Surprise You

 

One of the most pervasive fears about artificial intelligence (AI) is that it will make human labor obsolete. Looking to the education industry, teachers are a cohort that is often overlooked in this debate around the impact of AI on the job market. Should they be worried about artificial intelligence taking over there jobs? Read More
Jun 18, 2018 8:45:00 AM

How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping the Classroom in China

It’s not every day that we get to look into the future of learning. But with recent artificial intelligence development in China’s classrooms, we’re taking a sneak peek of what it will look like.

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Nov 9, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Scaling Education through AI Computation

Over a decade ago, we introduced the first version of our adaptive vocabulary trainer, now called Dutch Reader, into the education space. Our product uses natural language processing and machine learning to analyze and classify news articles. At first, the product was met with great skepticism by most teachers.

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