Friday, June 17, 2016

Secondary Education Robot Teachers from SoftBank. Danger, Will Robinson, Danger? – Missouri Education Watchdog

Secondary Education Robot Teachers from SoftBank. Danger, Will Robinson, Danger? – Missouri Education Watchdog:

Secondary Education Robot Teachers from SoftBank. Danger, Will Robinson, Danger? 



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Graphics accessed from robotslab.com

Question.  Why do human capital (school children) need to be trained in STEM when humanoid robots can learn STEM, and in fact, teach it? Robots are currently teaching special needs children in the classroom and robots in the video (below) are in a secondary education classroom.  Each student in the video has his/her own robot; think of the robot as an iPad for every student or individual teacher.  Think how much ‘a robot for every child’ would cost a school district.
If indeed human teachers will become guides on the side, their salaries will reflect their diminished role, possibly allowing districts to provide every student their very own robot.  Districts will be able to slash curriculum directors as common core curriculum will be downloaded directly into the robots:
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Districts will tell taxpayers robots are necessary to teach students STEM, although there is a possibility that these STEM trained students won’t Secondary Education Robot Teachers from SoftBank. Danger, Will Robinson, Danger? – Missouri Education Watchdog:

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