SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 29 November 2021 - Established online learning platform Superstar Teacher is partnering with AI-centred EdTech startup Cerebry to launch a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Learning Mode to complement their existing library of online lessons. Students can now benefit from tailored questions catered to enhancing their strengths and improving on their shortcomings thanks to the help of AI technology. Superstar Teacher's online course library is built around topical concepts found in MOE syllabuses and commonly tested exam questions. Questions generated through this new Learning Mode will complement existing lessons while ensuring that students have access to a variety of challenging exercises. Individualised Learning Powered by Artificial Intelligence The questions (and solutions) generated by Superstar Teacher's AI Learning Mode are automatically generated on the fly, building upon the child's performance in previous lessons. This ... » Learn More about Superstar Teacher Uses the Latest in AI to Bring Online Learning to the Next Level in the Age of EdTech
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Inforial (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon, November 29, 2021 2021-11-29 08:00 0 069bdad1a3ba75b295be3acddf0018e9 4 Inforial Free By: Alpha Amirrachman, M.Phil., Ph.D-SEAMEO SEAMOLEC Director UNESCO has reported that some 1.3 billion students around the world have been unable to attend school or university since March 23, 2020. The switch to online learning as prompted by the pandemic has deprived students of opportunities for development and improvement, with teachers also having to adapt to providing learning materials in online. Nationwide efforts to adopt digital education, or using technology to deliver education and learning, are emerging and evolving quickly. The silver lining for the switch to digital education is undoubtedly digital literacy, specifically improvements in the capabilities of all education stakeholders in information and communication technology (ICT), as well as the acceleration of ICT proficiency in society. This is ... » Learn More about SEAMOLEC facilitates conversion of online education for teachers
Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds before dying a mysterious death. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who died while charged with sexually abusing teenage girls. Now, after a life of both scandal and luxury, Ghislaine's next act will be decided by a United States trial. Starting Monday, prosecutors in New York will argue that even as she was sipping cocktails with the likes of Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, Maxwell, 59, was secretly abetting Epstein’s crimes with girls as young as 14. A key question for jurors: Was Ghislaine an unwitting pawn of Epstein’s manipulations or an opportunist who knew all about his sex crimes? Ian Maxwell says his sister is being railroaded by a US criminal justice system intent on holding someone responsible for Epstein’s crimes. "And she is paying a heavy price, a blood price for that,” he told The ... » Learn More about An enabler or a pawn: Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell?
I REFER to the report “Phones in schools? It’s ok” (The Star, Nov 25; online at https://bit.ly/32BUnlP). The idea of allowing students to carry mobile phones in schools is akin to opening Pandora’s box. It may seem to contain a world of good inside, but when it is opened, it will unleash a host of troubles in our schools that are already struggling to be effective. Can teachers even keep their students quiet in classrooms? I am not referring to beneficial teacher-student interaction but rather the mindless chatter that inevitably happens when the teacher is not in the classroom – and even when the teacher is present. ... » Learn More about Letting students bring phones to school is not okay
At a glance Claim: The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases approves face-to-face classes at 50% capacity in all levels. Rating: MISSING CONTEXT The facts: The IATF allowed limited face-to-face classes for all programs only in areas under Alert Levels 1 to 3, subject to certain conditions, as proposed by the Commission on Higher Education. Why we fact-checked this: This claim was sent to the Facebook group “Fact-checking in the Philippines” for verification. A post with this claim has 4,700 reactions, 561 comments, and 1,700 shares, as of writing. Complete details The Facebook page “Star Image Digital Network” uploaded a photo that says “ BALIK ESKWELA 50% FACE TO FACE CLASSES IN ALL LEVELS (Back to school 50% face-to-face classes in all levels),” with photos of masked students in the background. It was captioned “ [JUST IN] IATF APPROVED NA ANG 50% CAPACITY FOR FACE TO FACE CLASSES. READY ... » Learn More about MISSING CONTEXT: IATF approves face-to-face classes at 50% capacity in all levels