Seattle Girls' School

News and happenings in education from the Head of School, Rafael del Castillo

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Avatars Coming to a Classroom Near You

Summer is a great time to read. Mysteries, good historical fiction, science fiction ... or not so fictional science? Check out a link sent to me by Thomas Hoerr, Head of School of New City School in St. Louis. Will holographic avatars be the teachers of the future?

New York Times Article
Smarter Than You Think: Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back

As you receive your summer reading list along with your daughter's, consider some selections that take a peek at the future of education. The word on the street is that this time it really is changing!

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